This book of 3,708 entries is a combined, revised edition of Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed. and the Supplement to the 2nd ed. (Scarecrow, 1971, 1979), updated with 297 new entries. Once again the compilers give preference to authors whose biographies have proven difficult to locate. The alphabetically arranged author entries provide brief biographical information and examples of an author's work, with publisher and publication date listed for each title cited and references to Gale's Contemporary Authors series (1967-1988) for additional author information. With cross references from pseudonyms to real names.
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Martha E. Ward and Dorothy A. Marquardt, authors of several books, are retired from the staff of the Children's Department at the Quincy, IL Public Library.
Nancy Dolan is Children's Librarian and Dawn Eaton works in the office of the administrator at the Quincy Public Library.
...a fun source to browse through...will prove a handy reference. (Voya)
...can serve as a quick identification tool for a large number of children's authors. (Reference Books Bulletin)
...a dependable, quick reference book that many people will want to keep handy. (Smoke Signals (Great River Library System, Quincy, Il))
...a useful supplement to college and university reference collections and also to public libraries... (Choice)
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Book Description Scarecrow Press, Incorporated. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Dust Cover Missing. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0810811596I3N11
Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Very good hardcover. No DJ. Ex-Library with usual markings. Text is clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelf wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Bookseller Inventory # 1112290075
Book Description Scarcrow Press Pub 1979 tp & verso, Metuchen, NJ, 1979. HARDCOVER. Second Edition. Good+Ex-Lib Cond, solid, clean except for lib marks, etc Blue Clothbond; 302pg pages; Gold spine & Cover titles. Alphabetical listings by author.with short biographical sketches. Bookseller Inventory # 5314
Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0810811596
Book Description Scarecrow Press, USA, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. tidy ex library. Bookseller Inventory # 31678