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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Allan Zullo  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1947 in Rockford, Illinois

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*Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Allan dreamed of becoming a major league baseball player. In 1969, Allan graduated with a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University where he worked on the school's daily paper. In 1995 Allan and his wife Kathryn moved to a mountain outside of Asheville, North Carolina, to concentrate on writing projects. Today Allan is the author and co-author of nearly 100 current and forthcoming non-fiction trade paperbacks — including more than two dozen for middle-graders.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Haunted baby-sitters :
ISBN: 0816743282. OCLC Number: 38205226

Troll Associates,. .

Eight stories about ghosts found haunting baby-sitters and their charges.

Haunted kids
ISBN: 9781501295324. OCLC Number: 929891038

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The first book in Allan Zullo's popular Haunted Kids series is a collection of 11 creepy tales inspired by real-life cases taken from the files of noted ghost hunters ...--Container.

Haunted schools :
ISBN: 0816738378. OCLC Number: 32737783

Troll Associates,. .

Nine stories about ghosts and phantoms found haunting schools.

Survivors :
ISBN: 9781417660001. OCLC Number: 876795743

Turtleback Books,. .

Survivors :
ISBN: 0439669960. OCLC Number: 56747348

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Tells the stories of nine Jewish children who survived the Holocaust.

The dog who saved Christmas :
ISBN: 0545046432. OCLC Number: 271465758

Scholastic, Inc.,. .

Real animals help turn the holidays into a magical season. --Goodreads.

The fishing hall of shame
ISBN: 9780307573438. OCLC Number: 894510262

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Sportswriters and celebrity fishing guides, expert anglers, and Hall of Shamers themselves spill the whole truth--hook, line and sinker-- in this wacky collection of the funniest incidents in sport fishing. Compiled by the creators of the bestselling Sports Hall of Shame series.

The greatest survivor stories never told /
ISBN: 0740727281. OCLC Number: 50594162

Andrews McMeel,. .

The president who pardoned a turkey and other wacky tales of American history /
ISBN: 0816740593. OCLC Number: 35218481

Watermill Press,. .

Describes some of the wacky but real people, places and events in United States history.

The smile-high club :
ISBN: 0740727273. OCLC Number: 50993205

Andrews McMeel Pub.,. .

The ten creepiest creatures in America /
ISBN: 081674288X. OCLC Number: 37556377

Troll,. .

Do creepy creatures really exist in America? After reading in this book the accounts of such monsters as Lizard Man, Champ, Momo, and Whitey, you can make up your own mind.