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Elizabeth Winthrop

Autor/a de The Castle in the Attic

62+ obres 8,467 Membres 203 Ressenyes 1 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Author Elizabeth Winthrop grew up in Washington, D. C., and has written over 50 works of fiction for all ages. She has won numerous awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the Pen Syndicated Fiction Award, the California Young Readers Medal and the Jane Addams Peace Prize Honor Book. mostra'n més Many of her children's books are based on her childhood memories and the experiences of her children and other children she has talked to. Her book Belinda's Hurricane is based on the time she lived through a hurricane with her grandmother on an island off the coast of Connecticut. I Think He Likes Me is based on her daughter's reaction to her younger brother when he was brought home from the hospital. Her most popular books are The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Elizabeth Winthrop

The Castle in the Attic (1985) 2,946 exemplars, 48 ressenyes
The Battle for the Castle (1993) 1,081 exemplars, 14 ressenyes
Shoes (1986) 602 exemplars, 11 ressenyes
Sledding (1989) 557 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Counting on Grace (2006) 479 exemplars, 23 ressenyes
Dumpy La Rue (2001) 248 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
Grover Sleeps Over (1984) 222 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
The Story of the Nativity (1986) 130 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Shoelace Box (1984) 126 exemplars
Bear and Mrs. Duck (1988) 118 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Island Justice (1998) 88 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Squashed in the Middle (1994) 85 exemplars, 33 ressenyes
Belinda's Hurricane (1984) 77 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Maggie and the Monster (1987) 73 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Happy Easter, Mother Duck (1985) 71 exemplars
Vasilissa the Beautiful: A Russian Folktale (1991) 69 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
Bear and Roly-Poly (1996) 65 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
He Is Risen: The Easter Story (1847) 57 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Sloppy Kisses (1980) 53 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Luke's Bully (A Young Puffin) (1990) 52 exemplars
A Child Is Born: The Christmas Story (1983) 52 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Christmas Pageant (First Little Golden Books) (1984) — Autor — 44 exemplars
Halloween Hats (2002) 43 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
Miranda in the Middle (1980) 43 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The First Christmas Stocking (2006) 42 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Katharine's Doll (1983) 42 exemplars
In My Mother's House (1988) 37 exemplars
I think he likes me (1980) 37 exemplars
Tough Eddie (1985) 35 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
The Little Humpbacked Horse: A Russian Tale (1997) 34 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
The Red-Hot Rattoons (2003) 33 exemplars
Bear's Christmas Surprise (1991) 30 exemplars
As the Crow Flies (1998) 26 exemplars, 12 ressenyes
Promises (2000) 24 exemplars, 6 ressenyes
Lizzie and Harold (1986) 23 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Journey to the Bright Kingdom (1979) 17 exemplars
Maia and the Monster Baby (2012) 16 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Dog Show (2004) 16 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
A Little Demonstration of Affection (1975) 15 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Marathon Miranda (1979) 15 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Dancing Granny (2003) 14 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
The Biggest Parade (2006) 11 exemplars, 1 ressenya
I'm the Boss! (1994) 11 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
Lucy and Henry Are Twins (2015) 10 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Asleep in a Heap (1993) 10 exemplars
Walking Away (1973) — Autor — 8 exemplars
A Very Noisy Girl (1991) 8 exemplars
That's Mine! (1977) 8 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Bunk Beds (1972) 7 exemplars
Potbellied Possums (1977) 5 exemplars
Are You Sad Mama (1979) 4 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Knock, knock, who's there? (1978) 3 exemplars
Maggie und das Monster (1987) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Best American Short Stories 1992 (1992) — Col·laborador — 225 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Monster Poems (1976) — Col·laborador — 24 exemplars
Growing Up Stories (1995) — Col·laborador — 10 exemplars
Top Teen Stories (2004) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Altres noms
Alsop, Elizabeth Winthrop
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Washington, D.C., USA
Llocs de residència
New York, New York, USA
Alsop, Stewart (father)



There are shoes to buckle, shoes to tie, shoes too low, and shoes too high. Which pair of shoes fits you best?
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 10 ressenyes més | Mar 22, 2024 |
As William turns twelve, he wonders if Jason is still his best friend. In the past year, Jason has grown a foot taller, while William is still a shrimp. When Jason challenges William to "jump the trains," William is terrified. How else can he prove himself to Jason? William gets his answer when his former housekeeper sends him a magic token that once again transports him to Sir Simon's castle in the Middle Ages, this time with Jason. There the two friends face a dangerous army of rats and their gigantic leader. Once before, William was a hero in Sir Simon's day. Now it's up to William to destroy the rats and save the kingdom in the final battle for the castle.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Dec 11, 2023 |
The text is taken from the King James Version of the Bible, but despite the claim it was "faithfully adapted," it just feels wrong for certain words such as "sore" to qualify "afraid" were omitted. Many words were omitted, and it just feels wrong. While the illustrations are beautiful, the omission of words from this well-known and much-recited passage weakens it.
thornton37814 | Dec 6, 2023 |



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