Daniel Pinkwater


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in Memphis, Tennessee, The United States
November 15, 1941

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Daniel Manus Pinkwater is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio. He attended Bard College. Well-known books include Lizard Music, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Fat Men from Space, Borgel, and the picture book The Big Orange Splot. Pinkwater has also illustrated many of his books in the past, although for more recent works that task has passed to his wife Jill Pinkwater. ...more

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The Big Orange Splot

4.39 avg rating — 2,579 ratings — published 1977 — 10 editions
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The Neddiad: How Neddie Too...

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The Hoboken Chicken Emergency

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The Snarkout Boys and the A...

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Mrs. Noodlekugel

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Fat Men from Space

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Borgel

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“I went to college, but I learned to write by reading and writing.”
Daniel Pinkwater

“Chickens have an uncanny sense of direction.”
Daniel Manus Pinkwater, Lizard Music
tags: humor

“My parents believe in the principle of ‘sink or swim,’ or ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger ― or it kills you.”

From “The Education of Robert Nifkin”
Daniel Manus Pinkwater



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