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Edward Eager (1911–1964)

Autor de Half Magic

18 Obras 11,601 Miembros 178 Reseñas 36 Preferidas

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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 mostrar más 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" mostrar menos

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Obras de Edward Eager

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Nombre legal
Eager, Edward McMaken
Fecha de nacimiento
1911-06-20
Fecha de fallecimiento
1964-10-23
Género
male
Nacionalidad
USA (birth)
Lugar de nacimiento
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Lugar de fallecimiento
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Causa de fallecimiento
lung cancer
Lugares de residencia
Toledo, Ohio, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Educación
Harvard University
Ocupaciones
playwright
novelist
lyricist
children's book author
Biografía breve
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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Childhood read
 
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caedocyon | 87 reseñas más. | Feb 23, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 21 reseñas más. | Feb 19, 2024 |
This book is charming and funny and a delightful adventure. I enjoyed the ups and downs of the characters and their wacky adventures.
 
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mslibrarynerd | 87 reseñas más. | Jan 13, 2024 |
I wanted to like this, but I think time has not been kind to it. The Arab character made me cringe, as did the mother quitting her job and other bits of sexism. It does pretty well with the subject of stepfathers ("Uncle Huge" was maybe the funniest thing in the book besides the half-talking cat) and I can totally see how this would be beloved by earlier generations, but I just didn't enjoy it that much. I very nearly quit 3/4 of the way through.

On the other hand, there is something to be said for little children who talk like the Queen of England.… (más)
 
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LibrarianDest | 87 reseñas más. | Jan 3, 2024 |

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Obras
18
Miembros
11,601
Popularidad
#2,026
Valoración
4.1
Reseñas
178
ISBNs
146
Idiomas
4
Favorito
36

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