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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Elise Monsell  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Children; Children;

Born: in


-- Website -- http://maryelisemonsell.com
-- Mary Elise Monsell on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=mary++elise+monsell


Illinois Connection

Mary Elise Monsell lives in a Chicago suburb.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary received her BS from Northwestern University and her MA in teaching from National-Louis niversity. In addition to writing eight books she gives writing workshops to school children.


Published Works

  • Underwear, Whitman, 1988
  • The Mysterious Cases of Mr. Pin, Atheneum, 1989
  • Crackle Creek, Atheneum, 1990
  • Armadillo, Atheneum, 1991
  • Toohy & Wood, Atheneum, 1992
  • Mr. Pin, The Chocolate Files, Minstrel Books, 1992
  • The Spy Who Came North from the Pole, Atheneum, 1993
  • A Fish Named Yum, Atheneum, 1994


Selected Titles At Your Library

Underwear /
ISBN: 1435285956. OCLC Number:

Paw Prints,. [United States] :. [2008]

Bismark the Buffalo is grumpy and unlovable until his friends teach him how to laugh and show him that wearing colorful underwear can be great fun.

The mysterious cases of Mr. Pin.
ISBN: 0595472478. OCLC Number:

iUniverse,. Lincoln, NE :. [2010], ©2007.

Follows the adventures of Mr. Pin, a rockhopper penguin, who leaves his home at the South Pole to be a detective in Chicago.

Crackle Creek /
ISBN: 0689315643. OCLC Number:

Atheneum,. New York :. 1990.

Rival newspaper printers in Crackle Creek are brought together by an emergency.

Armadillo /
ISBN: 0689316763. OCLC Number:

Atheneum ;. New York :. 1991.

The other animals are concerned when Armadillo disappears into his house every time it rains, until they discover just how dry and cosy he is there.

Adam Mouse's book of poems /
ISBN: 0689317212. OCLC Number:

Atheneum ;. New York :. 1992.

A collection of poems about nature written by a mouse named Adam.

Mr. Pin :
ISBN: 0595473180. OCLC Number:

iUniverse,. Lincoln, NE :. 2007.

Mr. Pin, the rockhopper penguin who has traveled from the South Pole to be a detective in Chicago, investigates two cases involving chocolate. Sequel to "The Mysterious Cases of Mr. Pin."

The spy who came north from the Pole :
ISBN: 0671883992. OCLC Number:

Atheneum ;. New York :. ©1993.

Mr. Pin, the rock hopper penguin detective in Chicago, investigates two cases involving gargoyles and baseball.

A fish named Yum /
ISBN: 0788709542. OCLC Number:

Recorded Books,. Prince Frederick, MD :. ℗1997.

Mr. Pin, the rock hopper penguin detective in Chicago, investigates two cases involving a flood and a sinister fishnapping.


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Speaking Engagements

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