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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Karen Duncan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Tasmania, Australia


-- Website -- http://www.thegoodfunbook.com
-- Karen Duncan on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=karen+duncan


Illinois Connection

The author was previously a teacher and athletic director at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karen Duncan is a former track and field coach, Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director at The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She was raised in Tasmania, which is the island state of Australia. She moved to Chicago in 1992 to live with her husband. She now lives in Virginiawhere she works at ''KaBOOM!,'' an organization dedicated to saving play. She is part of a mentoring program called ''Everybody Wins! DC''.


Selected Titles At Your Library

The good fun! book :
ISBN: 9780979291852. OCLC Number: 642846151

Blue Marlin Publications,. .

Suggests twelve parties and activities that help young children engage in their communities while having a good time, including a party to help animals and a gathering to collect sports equipment for children in need.

Additional Title Information

The Good Fun Book:...

, Blue Marlin, 2010 - written with Kate Hannigan Issa


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