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Ann M. Martin
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Marylou Morano Kjelle
  • From the Series: Who Wrote That?
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791087948
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-8794-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 920
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 136

Summary

When Ann M. Martin was asked to write the first four Baby-sitters Club books in 1985, she had no way of knowing she was about to change the face of children’s publishing. Martin’s writing is influenced by a combination of her “pretty wonderful childhood,” her experience as a teacher, and her work in children’s publishing. Now, 20 years after the first Baby-sitters Club book was written, with more than 300 books and a Newbery Honor book to her credit, Martin continues to write novels that not only find a place on best-sellers lists, but also in the hearts of readers. It is clear that she is one of the most widely read and beloved children’s authors of all time. In a one-volume reference, Ann M. Martin details the life and real-life influences of this famous author, revealing the person behind the words, and the author behind the literature.

Specifications

Full-color photographs. Chronology. Bibliography. Further reading. Box features. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Marylou Morano Kjelle is a freelance writer who lives and works in Central New Jersey. She is the author, coauthor, or editor of 18 nonfiction books for young readers, many of them biographies. She holds a master’s degree from Rutgers University and teaches reading and writing at a local community college. Her favorite hobby is cooking, and she has a certificate in culinary arts. This is her fifth Chelsea House book, and her second in the Who Wrote That? series.

Foreword by Kyle Zimmer, president of First Book

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