Sylvia Waugh





Sylvia Waugh

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born
in Gateshead, County Durham, England, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1935

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Sylvia Waugh (sounds like "cough") was born in Gateshead, County Durham -there was no Tyne & Wear till 1974- in Northern England in 1935. Having worked full-time as a grammar teacher for seventeen years, Waugh began her writing career in her late forties, after her three children were grown. In 1993, she published her first book, The Mennyms, which eventually evolved into an entire series. Ms. Waugh said in an "Entertainment Weekly," interview with Lois Alter Mark, "I created the Mennyms because the world is too cynical, too lacking in magic. People with dreams are an endangered species, and I wanted to write for them. I don't want the nastiness-the stuff I see on TV." Since completing her "Mennyms" books, Waugh has continued her focus,...more


Average rating: 3.97 · 1,487 ratings · 110 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Mennyms (Mennyms, #1)
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 520 ratings — published 1993 — 15 editions
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Mennyms in the Wilderness (...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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Mennyms Under Siege (Mennym...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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Mennyms Alive (Mennyms, #5)
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Mennyms Alone (Mennyms, #4)
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1996 — 7 editions
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Space Race
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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Earthborn
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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Who Goes Home?
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Maker of the Mennyms, the
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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Occhi di bottone
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The Mennyms Mennyms in the Wilderness Mennyms Under Siege Mennyms Alone Mennyms Alive
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