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Title The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy / compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 813.09 WAN    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 813.009 WAN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Cover p. [2].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lloyd Alexander -- Franny Billingsley -- Susan Cooper -- Nancy Farmer -- Brian Jacques -- Diana Wynne Jones -- Ursula K. LeGuin -- Madeleine L'Engle -- Garth Nix -- Tamora Pierce -- Terry Pratchett -- Philip Pullman -- Jane Yolen.
Summary Interviews with 13 American and English authors of fantasy fiction discussing their lives, literary influences, work routines and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and our lives. Includes a "reader" listing each author's major fantasy works.
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.4 7
Subject Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Fantasy fiction -- Authorship.
Added Author Marcus, Leonard S., 1950-
ISBN 0763626252 (reinforced : alk. paper) : $19.99

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