Lois Gladys Leppard


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May 09, 1924

Died
October 08, 2008

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Lois Gladys Leppard was the ever-popular and prolific writer of Mandie Books. She was also a professional singer, actress, and playwright. Lois studied at the New York School of Music and the Voice Beautiful Institute in New York under Glenn Morris Starkie. Additionally, she and her two sisters, Sibyl and Louise, sang professionally as the Larke Sisters and appeared in the operetta Bohemian Girl and were presented at Carnegie Hall. As a drama student, she was in the group that organized The Little Theater in her home town. She has written several plays and was employed with Columbia Pictures.

She wrote the first Mandie book, Mandie and The Secret Tunnel, when she was eleven years old. However, the book was not published until many years l
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Mandie and the Secret Tunne...

3.99 avg rating — 4,525 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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Mandie and the Cherokee Leg...

3.95 avg rating — 2,121 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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Mandie and the Forbidden At...

3.98 avg rating — 1,991 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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Mandie and the Ghost Bandit...

3.96 avg rating — 1,899 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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Mandie and the Trunk's Secr...

3.96 avg rating — 1,757 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Mandie and the Hidden Treas...

3.95 avg rating — 1,533 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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Mandie and the Charleston P...

3.97 avg rating — 1,506 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Mandie and the Abandoned Mi...

3.97 avg rating — 1,432 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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Mandie and the Medicine Man...

3.93 avg rating — 1,420 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Mandie and the Mysterious B...

3.98 avg rating — 1,355 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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