Toby Tyler: Ten Weeks with a Circus (Forgotten Books)

 
9781606801857: Toby Tyler: Ten Weeks with a Circus (Forgotten Books)

Toby Tyler is a children's book about an orphan who runs away to join the circus.

About the Author

James Otis Kaler (1848 - 1912) was an American journalist and author of children's literature. He used the pen name James Otis.

Kaler was born on March 19, 1848, in Winterport, Maine. He attend public schools during his childhood. Kaler got a job with the Boston Journal when he was in his teens. Later, he went on to work a journalist or editor for various newspapers, superintendent at schools, and a publicity man at a circus.

In 1880, under the pen name James Otis, he authored his first children's book, Toby Tyler, a story about an orphan who runs away to join the circus. Following the book's success he went on to author numerous other children's books. (Quote from wikipedia.org)

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Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.
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About the Author:

James Otis was the pen name of James Otis Kaler. Kaler was born on March 19, 1848, in Winterport, Maine. He attended public schools during his childhood. Kaler got a job with the Boston Journal when he was in his teens. Later, he went on to work as a journalist or editor for various newspapers, superintendent at schools, and a publicity man at a circus. In 1880, under the pen name James Otis, he authored his first children’s book, Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus, a story about an orphan who runs away to join the circus. Following the book's success he went on to author numerous other children’s books. After spending several years in the southeastern states, he returned to Maine to become the first superintendent in South Portland. Kaler married Amy L. Scamman on March 19, 1898, and, together, they had two children named Stephen and Otis. Kaler died of uremia on December 11, 1912 in Portland, Maine.

About the Author:

James Otis Kaler (March 19, 1848 ? December 11, 1912) was an American journalist and author of children’s literature. He used the pen name James Otis.

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