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Kid authors : true tales of childhood from famous writers

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  • Running Time: 02:19 hrs
    Narrator: Pete Cross
    Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2020
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Author: Stabler, David
    Contributor: hoopla digital; Cross, Pete; Horner, Doogie
    Edition: Unabridged

    Every great author started out as a kid. Before the bestsellers, fan clubs, and beloved stories we know today, the world's most celebrated writers had regular-kid problems just like you. Sam Clemens (aka Mark Twain) loved to skip school and make mischief, with his best friend Tom of course! A young J. R. R. Tolkien was bitten by a huge tarantula-or as he called it, "a spider as big as a dragon." Toddler Zora Neale Hurston took her first steps when a wild hog entered her house and started chasing her! Kid Authors tells the stories of a diverse and inclusive cast that includes Roald Dahl, Beverly Cleary, J. K. Rowling, Jules Verne, Lewis Carroll, and Stan Lee.

    Original Publisher: [United States], Dreamscape Media, LLC, Made available through hoopla
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781690558088, 1690558083