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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Thomas Hund  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1945 in Evanston, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

I was born in Evanston, Illinois and lived in various towns in the near suburbs of Chicago. Presently I live in Hoffman Estates, Illinois I graduated from Northeastern Illinois University. After my schooling, I taught for 34 years at Indian Trail Junior High School in Addison, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

I am a retired teacher. Throughout my years in education I always had a passion to write. When my grandchildren were born, I created children stories. After positive field studies with elementary school children, I decided to go professional. I enjoy reading, gardening, working out, and seeing my grandchildren. Even though I'm retired, I still coach at the high school level. This and writing children's stories help keep my wits sharp and a smile on my face.

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Monsters for rent /
ISBN: 1468505734. OCLC Number: 809763153

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Toby T-Rex :
ISBN: 1468553054. OCLC Number: 809763155

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An egg shaped rock appears after an avalanche. Several forest animals are curious. Lightning strikes the object, turning it into a real dinosaur egg. A tiny T-Rex hatches. The animals decide to call him Toby. They soon learn that he is an extinct Tyrannosaurs Rex. All goes well until humans become aware that a dinosaur exists. They try to capture Toby. But animal trickery keeps him safe. The story ends as lightning strikes another egg.