Tony Abbott


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Tony Abbott (born 1952) is an American author of children's books. His most popular work is the book series The Secrets of Droon, which includes over 40 books. He has sold over 12 million copies of his books and they have been translated into several other languages, including Italian, Spanish, Korean, French, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, and Russian. He has also written the bestseller "Firegirl".
Abbott was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1952. His father was a university professor and had an extensive library of books which became one of Abbott's first sources of literature. When he was eight years old, his family moved to Connecticut where he went through elementary school and high school.
Abbott attended the University of Connecticut, and after
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FBR 123: Father : Christmas: A Bibliographic Memoir . . .

OF ALL THE EARLY Decembers of my childhood, one of the things I remember most is a single, silent ritual by which my father announced the coming of Christmas. Some frosty morning not long after Thanksgiving, but never before December had started, he would pull down from a bookshelf in his study a small battered slipcase, remove a little brown book with a gold holly wreath stamped on its cover,...

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Average rating: 3.9 · 48,707 ratings · 3,940 reviews · 154 distinct worksSimilar authors
Firegirl

3.76 avg rating — 7,101 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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The Hidden Stairs and the M...

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3.85 avg rating — 4,078 ratings — published 1999 — 16 editions
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The Forbidden Stone (The Co...

3.86 avg rating — 2,228 ratings — published 2014 — 15 editions
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3.92 avg rating — 2,052 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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City in the Clouds (The Sec...

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3.88 avg rating — 1,322 ratings — published 1999 — 12 editions
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The Great Ice Battle (The S...

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“The sky is where mathematics and magic become one.”
Tony Abbott, The Forbidden Stone

“Tony Abbott's books are so amazing!”
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“On the outside it doesn't look like very much happened. A burned girl was in my class for a while. Once I brought her some homework. In class she said my name. Then she was gone. That's pretty much all that happened.”
Tony Abbott, Firegirl

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