Gladys Lucy Adshead

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General Information

Name: Gladys Lucy Adshead

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction, Children

Born: 1896 in Manchester, England

Died: June 22, 1985 in Alameda County, CA

Illinois Connection

In 1943, Adshead was appointed Head of the Lower School of the North Shore Country Day School of Winnetka, Illinois. She served in this position and lived in Illinois until 1949.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gladys Lucy Adshead was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books.

Published Works

  • Brownies-Hush, Oxford University Press, 1938
  • Something Surprising, Oxford University Press, 1939
  • Casco, The Little Seal, Oxford University Press, 1943
  • What Miranda Knew, Oxford University Press, 1944
  • Seventeen to Sing, Oxford University Press, 1946
  • Brownies-It`s Christmas, Oxford University Press, 1955
  • Brownies-Hurry, Walck Publishers, 1959
  • Smallest Brownie`s Fearful Adventure, Walck Publications, 1961
  • Brownie`s Their Moving, Walck Publications, 1970
  • Where is Smallest Brownie?, Walck Publications, 1971
  • Smallest Brownie & the Flying Squirrel, Walck Publications, 1972

Titles at Your Library


ISBN: 0809810034
Release Date: 1938-06

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Something Surprising

Release Date: 1939


Release Date: 1943

What Miranda knew,

Release Date: 1944

Brownies - ItÕs Christmas!

Release Date: 1955

Brownies - Hurry!

ASIN: B00104KJD8
Release Date: 1959

Brownies -They're Moving!

ISBN: 0809811634
Release Date: 1970

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Where is Smallest Brownie?

ISBN: 0809811782
Release Date: 1971

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Smallest Brownie and the Flying Squirrel

ISBN: 0809811952
Release Date: 1972

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Literary Awards


External Links

Gladys Lucy Adshead on WorldCat

Gladys Lucy Adshead Papers and Biographical Information on Northwest Digital Archives


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