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Natalie Babbitt (1932–2016)

Autor/a de Tuck Everlasting

32+ obres 21,668 Membres 651 Ressenyes 8 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Natalie Babbitt was born Natalie Zane Moore in Dayton, Ohio on July 28, 1932. As a child, she wanted to be an illustrator. She received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Smith College. She and her husband Sam Babbitt collaborated on a children's book The Forty-Ninth Magician, which was mostra'n més published in 1966. At the urging of her husband and her editor, she decided to write her own prose. Her first book as both author and illustrator was The Search for Delicious, which was published in 1969. Her novels included Goody Hall, The Devil's Storybook, Tuck Everlasting, The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Herbert Rowbarge, and The Moon Over High Street. She wrote and illustrated several picture books including Nellie: A Cat on Her Own; Bub, or, The Very Best Thing; and Elsie Times Eight. Kneeknock Rise was named a 1971 Newbery Honor book. In 2013, she won the inaugural E. B. White Award for achievement in children's literature. Tuck Everlasting was adapted as a Disney feature film in 2002 and made its debut as a Broadway musical in 2016. She also illustrated five books for Valerie Worth. She died of lung cancer on October 31, 2016 at the age of 84. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Natalie Babbitt

Tuck Everlasting (1975) — Autor — 15,329 exemplars
Kneeknock Rise (1970) 2,273 exemplars
The Search for Delicious (1969) 1,843 exemplars
The Eyes of the Amaryllis (1977) 438 exemplars
Jack Plank Tells Tales (2007) 357 exemplars
The Devil's Storybook (1974) — Autor — 244 exemplars
Goody Hall (1971) 239 exemplars
The Moon Over High Street (2012) 227 exemplars
Phoebe's Revolt (1968) 135 exemplars
The Devil's Other Storybook (1867) 126 exemplars
Bub: Or the Very Best Thing (1994) 104 exemplars
Ouch!: A Tale from Grimm (1998) 89 exemplars
Elsie Times Eight (2001) 68 exemplars
Nellie: A Cat on Her Own (1989) 49 exemplars
The Something (1970) 48 exemplars

Obres associades

The Big Book for Peace (1990) — Col·laborador — 829 exemplars
All the Small Poems and Fourteen More (1994) — Il·lustrador — 641 exemplars
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Col·laborador — 353 exemplars
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: First Annual Collection (1986) — Col·laborador — 315 exemplars
Sympathy for the Devil (2010) — Col·laborador — 285 exemplars
Tuck Everlasting [2002 film] (2002) — Original book — 226 exemplars
The Big Book For Our Planet (1993) — Col·laborador — 135 exemplars
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Col·laborador — 90 exemplars
All the Small Poems (1987) — Il·lustrador — 67 exemplars
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure (2011) — Col·laborador — 61 exemplars
Second Sight : Stories for a New Millennium (1999) — Col·laborador — 44 exemplars
Peacock and Other Poems (2002) — Il·lustrador — 38 exemplars
Still More Small Poems (1978) — Il·lustrador — 17 exemplars
Small Poems (1972) — Il·lustrador — 16 exemplars
The Forty-Ninth Magician (1966) — Il·lustrador — 15 exemplars
More Small Poems (1976) — Il·lustrador — 15 exemplars
Small Poems Again (1986) — Il·lustrador — 13 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 5, January 1974 (1974) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
De krokodil met kiespijn en andere sprookjes (1996) — Autor — 1 exemplars


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A silly rhyming story about a girl named Phoebe who is determined not to wear frilly, formal clothing and pink bows. Instead, she wants to dress like her father.

For her revolt, she refuses to get out of the bathtub once her mom throws a special party in her honor (which includes a dancing bear!!!).

I couldn't help but laugh because the picture of her sitting grumpily in the tub looks exactly like MY Phoebe who doesn't like getting her hair washed.
mrsandersonreads23 | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Apr 14, 2024 |
I loved this. It never veered into cliché, although it could have. The ending rang true. The imagery was magical, just wonderful.
BethOwl | Hi ha 547 ressenyes més | Jan 24, 2024 |
Deep children's book. To be immortal, to not change, is to not live, to be like a rock by the side of the road.
Tytania | Hi ha 547 ressenyes més | Jan 14, 2024 |
Winnie Foster, the ten-year-old protagonist of the story, contemplates eternity when she befriends the unique Tuck family. It's a short read, but Babbit sure packs a lot into it (mostly concerning one of Life's Big Questions: Would you want to live forever?). Beautifully written, with great fodder for future English majors (particularly the life-as-wheel motif).

And, despite all I've said about disliking audio books, this one was excellent. I got so into it that I took the CD inside with me when I got home so I could keep listening, even though I specifically got the audio book to keep me entertained during my commute.… (més)
LibrarianDest | Hi ha 547 ressenyes més | Jan 3, 2024 |


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