Barbara Abercrombie

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General Information

Name: Barbara Abercrombie

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1939 in Evanston, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Abercrombie was born and raised in Evanston Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara Abercrombie is a actor, educator and author. She has acted in both stage and television productions including the television series Ironside and Route 66. Barbara now lives in Santa Monica, California and Twin Bridges, Montana.

Published Works

Childrens Books:

  • Amanda and Heather, and Company , Dandellon, 1979
  • Cat-Man's Daughter, Scholastic Paperback, 1983
  • Michael and The Cats , Macmillan, 1993
  • Bad Dog, Dodger! , Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2002
  • The Show-and-Tell Lion , Margaret K. McElderry, 2009

Adult Books:

  • Good Riddance, Futura, 1985
  • Run for Your Life, Fawcett, 1986
  • Writing out the Storm: Reading and Writing Your Way Through Serious Illness or Injury, St Martin's Press, 2002
  • Courage and Craft: Writing Your Life Into Story, New World Library, 2007
  • Cherished: 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved and Lost, New World Library, 2011
  • A Year of Writing Dangerously: 365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement, New World Library, 2012
  • Kicking In the Wall: A Year of Writing Exercises, Prompts, and Quotes to Help You Break Through Your Blocks and Reach Your Writing Goals, New World Library, 2013

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Barbara Abercrombie on WorldCat


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