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Edward Eager (1911–1964)

Autore di Half Magic

18 opere 11,735 membri 179 recensioni 36 preferito

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Edward Eager (1911-1964) worked primarily as a playwright and lyricist. It wasn't until 1951, while searching for books to read to his young son, that he began writing children's stories. In each of his books, he carefully acknowledges his indebtedness to E. Nesbit, whom he considered the best mostra altro children's writer of all time -- "so that any child who likes my books and doesn't know hers may be led back to the master of us all" mostra meno
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Informazioni generali

Nome legale
Eager, Edward McMaken
Data di nascita
1911-06-20
Data di morte
1964-10-23
Sesso
male
Nazionalità
USA (birth)
Luogo di nascita
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Luogo di morte
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Causa della morte
lung cancer
Luogo di residenza
Toledo, Ohio, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Istruzione
Harvard University
Attività lavorative
playwright
novelist
lyricist
children's book author
Breve biografia
Began writing children's books after searching for books to read to his son. His popular "magic" stories are heavily influenced by the works of E. Nesbit.

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Time and again, the children from "Knight's Castle" have longed for another magic adventure.

But you can't find magic just anywhere. It doesn't grow like grass. It requires the right place and the right time . . . Or thyme, as the case may be. At Mrs. Whiton's house, magic grows as wild as the banks of thyme in the garden. Growing there is olden time, future time, and common time. Or so says the Natterjack, the toadlike creature who accompanies the children on a series of hilarious, always unpredictable adventures.

"Anything can happen," the Natterjack says, "when you have all the time in the world."
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PlumfieldCH | 14 altre recensioni | Mar 11, 2024 |
Childhood read
 
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caedocyon | 86 altre recensioni | Feb 23, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 21 altre recensioni | Feb 19, 2024 |
This book is charming and funny and a delightful adventure. I enjoyed the ups and downs of the characters and their wacky adventures.
 
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mslibrarynerd | 86 altre recensioni | Jan 13, 2024 |

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Statistiche

Opere
18
Utenti
11,735
Popolarità
#2,003
Voto
4.1
Recensioni
179
ISBN
146
Lingue
4
Preferito da
36

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