The Resource Born to write : the remarkable lives of six famous authors, Charis Cotter

Born to write : the remarkable lives of six famous authors, Charis Cotter

Label
Born to write : the remarkable lives of six famous authors
Title
Born to write
Title remainder
the remarkable lives of six famous authors
Statement of responsibility
Charis Cotter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the lives and careers of six famous children's authors, including C.S. Lewis and E.B. White, and reflects on how their childhoods influenced their writings as adults
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cotter, Charis
Dewey number
j809
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PN452
LC item number
.C68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montgomery, L. M.
  • Lewis, C. S.
  • White, E. B.
  • L'Engle, Madeleine
  • Pullman, Philip
  • Curtis, Christopher Paul
  • Andersen, H. C.
  • Nesbit, E.
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Authors
  • Newbery Medal
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Born to write : the remarkable lives of six famous authors, Charis Cotter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes brief biographical sketches of Hans Christian Anderson (p. 26-27), E. Nesbit (p. 46-47), Louisa May Alcott (p.100-101) and a brief history of the Newbery Award (p. 84)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-161) and index
Contents
Echoes of childhood -- The thin veil: Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) -- Sea and Islands: Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) -- The glory of everything: Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985) -- The outcast: Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) -- Spinning stories: Philip Pullman (1946- ) -- The boy in the library: Christopher Paul Curtis (1953- )
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9781554511921
Isbn Type
(bound)
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2138081-01umb_inst
  • 2204309
  • (Sirsi) i9781554511914
  • (OCoLC)319497204
Label
Born to write : the remarkable lives of six famous authors, Charis Cotter
Publication
Note
Includes brief biographical sketches of Hans Christian Anderson (p. 26-27), E. Nesbit (p. 46-47), Louisa May Alcott (p.100-101) and a brief history of the Newbery Award (p. 84)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 160-161) and index
Contents
Echoes of childhood -- The thin veil: Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) -- Sea and Islands: Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) -- The glory of everything: Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985) -- The outcast: Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) -- Spinning stories: Philip Pullman (1946- ) -- The boy in the library: Christopher Paul Curtis (1953- )
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
167 p.
Isbn
9781554511921
Isbn Type
(bound)
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2138081-01umb_inst
  • 2204309
  • (Sirsi) i9781554511914
  • (OCoLC)319497204

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