The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life is a fascinating account of how a writer of children's books trained himself to produce the effects that hold his readers' attention.
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A chatty, cheerful autobiography by the author of many good books for kids including THE WHIPPING BOY. I was surprised to learn that he had also written for movies.
Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on 25 June 1903 in eastern India, the son of a British colonial civil servant. He was educated in England and, after he left Eton, joined the Indian Imperial.
A biography is a piece of writing that tells the true story of another person's life. In this lesson, we will learn how to write a biography using facts about a famous person.
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J.B. Priestley was one of England’s most prolific writers, who led a very interesting life. He was a member of the last cohort of nonconformist writers who envisaged both science and philosophy in their large repertoire of works. Even though his name may have waned over time, his works are still looked up to by a number of free-thinking authors, essayists, scientists and philosophers today.
Stan Lee, American comic book writer best known for his work with Marvel Comics. Among the hundreds of characters and teams that he helped to create were the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, Daredevil, and the X-Men. Learn more about Lee’s life and career in this article.
Biography. Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950 and grew up in a small country village on the Guyanese coast. She moved to the city with her family when she was eight, an experience central to her first novel, Whole of a Morning Sky (1986), set in 1960s Guyana in the middle of the country's struggle for independence. She worked as a teacher and journalist and, as part of a.
Summary When Cadence vows to discover a magician's secrets, she instead finds an entire other world hidden behind the mirrors, full of magic and danger.