Imatge de l'autor

Edward Eager (1911–1964)

Autor/a de Half Magic

18 obres 11,911 Membres 179 Ressenyes 37 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Edward Eager (1911-1964) worked primarily as a playwright and lyricist. It wasn't until 1951, while searching for books to read to his young son, that he began writing children's stories. In each of his books, he carefully acknowledges his indebtedness to E. Nesbit, whom he considered the best mostra'n més children's writer of all time -- "so that any child who likes my books and doesn't know hers may be led back to the master of us all" mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Edward Eager, Eager Edward, Edwards Eager

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Sèrie

Obres de Edward Eager

Half Magic (1954) 4,313 exemplars, 87 ressenyes
Magic by the Lake (1957) 1,595 exemplars, 23 ressenyes
Knight's Castle (1956) 1,570 exemplars, 21 ressenyes
The Time Garden (1958) 1,253 exemplars, 15 ressenyes
Seven-Day Magic (1962) 1,232 exemplars, 14 ressenyes
Magic or Not? (1959) 919 exemplars, 12 ressenyes
The Well-Wishers (1960) 862 exemplars, 7 ressenyes
Edward Eager's Tales of Magic (2000) 86 exemplars
Edward Eager's Magic Tales (1999) 57 exemplars
Mouse Manor (1952) 15 exemplars
Playing Possum (1955) 2 exemplars
Red head (1951) 1 exemplars

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Nom oficial
Eager, Edward McMaken
Data de naixement
1911-06-20
Data de defunció
1964-10-23
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA (birth)
Lloc de naixement
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Lloc de defunció
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Causa de la mort
lung cancer
Llocs de residència
Toledo, Ohio, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Educació
Harvard University
Professions
playwright
novelist
lyricist
children's book author
Biografia breu
Began writing children's books after searching for books to read to his son. His popular "magic" stories are heavily influenced by the works of E. Nesbit.

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Ressenyes

When wishing for magic, it's hard not to wish for too much.

If Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha had stopped to think--oh, if they had only stopped to think!--they would have ordered magic by the pound, or by the day, or even by the halves as they had in Half Magic. But no, they asked for magic by the lake--and now they have to deal with a whole lakeful of enchantment!

Soon the children find themselves cavorting with mermaids, outwitting pirates, and--with the help of a cranky old turtle--granting a little magical help to the one person who needs it most.… (més)
 
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PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | May 9, 2024 |
Time and again, the children from "Knight's Castle" have longed for another magic adventure.

But you can't find magic just anywhere. It doesn't grow like grass. It requires the right place and the right time . . . Or thyme, as the case may be. At Mrs. Whiton's house, magic grows as wild as the banks of thyme in the garden. Growing there is olden time, future time, and common time. Or so says the Natterjack, the toadlike creature who accompanies the children on a series of hilarious, always unpredictable adventures.

"Anything can happen," the Natterjack says, "when you have all the time in the world."
… (més)
 
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PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 14 ressenyes més | Mar 11, 2024 |
Childhood read
 
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caedocyon | Hi ha 86 ressenyes més | Feb 23, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | Hi ha 22 ressenyes més | Feb 19, 2024 |

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Estadístiques

Obres
18
Membres
11,911
Popularitat
#1,969
Valoració
4.1
Ressenyes
179
ISBN
146
Llengües
4
Preferit
37

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