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Madeleine L'Engle

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Madeleine L'Engle's long writing career began when she wrote her first story about a 'grul', or girl, at age five. In this work, learn more about this author's life and writing, which set the standard for blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.
Hardcover, 125 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Chelsea House Publications (first published April 30th 2007)
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Madeleine L’Engle by Tracey Baptiste chronicles the personal and professional journey of the Newbery-award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time. Although she wrote fiction, nonfiction and religious books, L’Engle rejected being portrayed as either a children’s writer or a Christian writer, insisting, “I’m a writer period.” L’Engle fans will appreciate the details of her childhood, acting career, marriage and the overview of her published works with special attention to the Time Fantasy series and ...more
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From Thompson-Gale: "Something About the Author"
I have always loved books. My favorite, was an oversized complete Grimm's Fairy Tales with beautiful illustrations, which I lost when my family moved to the United States. I was fascinated by the stories of the tailor who went up against a giant, and clever Hans, who wasn't so clever as well as the more traditional princess stories. When I was about
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