Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Larry Dale Kettelkamp  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: Harvey, Illinois

-- Larry Kettelkamp on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection


Biographical and Professional Information

larry began his career with Spencer Press in Champaign Illinois as an art director. He has worked as a freelance writer, editor, music teacher, organist, composer, and lecturer. He now lives in New Jersey.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bill Cosby :
ISBN: 0671623826. OCLC Number: 14518454

J. Messner,. .

Examines the life and career of the popular entertainer, from his childhood to his success as a comedian and actor.

Computer graphics :
ISBN: 0688075045. OCLC Number: 18815089

Morrow Junior Books,. .

Explores the science and technology of computer graphics, how computer videogames and animations work, and how computer graphics are used in communications, design, science, and medicine.

Electronic musical instruments :
ISBN: 0688027814. OCLC Number: 10184532

W. Morrow,. .

Explains the principles of electronic music, discusses the uses of such electronic instruments as oscillators, synthesizers, electronic organs, and sound processors, and gives advice on performing and recording electronic music.

ETs and UFOs :
ISBN: 0688128688. OCLC Number: 34355632

Morrow Junior Books,. .

An overview of reported sightings of UFOs and reports of encounters with aliens as well as the agencies whose work is to monitor and investigate such claims.

High tech for the handicapped :
ISBN: 0894902024. OCLC Number: 21763975

Enslow Publishers,. .

Describes how new materials, devices, and computerized systems are helping the physically handicapped to live more active lives.

Living in space /
ISBN: 068810018X. OCLC Number: 26852364

Morrow Junior Books,. .

Discusses what humans have achieved and hope to achieve regarding living in space, examining space flights, space shuttles, and future space stations.

Magic made easy /
ISBN: 068800377X. OCLC Number: 6815768

Morrow,. .

Describes twenty-one tricks illustrated with diagrams, drawings, and photographs and suggests the accompanying line of patter.

Mischievous ghosts :
ISBN: 0688222439. OCLC Number: 6421536

Morrow,. .

Discusses cases of psychokinetic activity caused by poltergeists, laboratory research which has been done in this area, and theories to explain PK.

Modern sports science /
ISBN: 0688054943. OCLC Number: 13456118

Morrow,. .

Describes how the body functions in athletic performance and discusses the advances made in understanding muscle mechanics, body metabolism, peak performance, stress, mind and body relationships, and what is needed to become proficient in a sport.

The magic of sound /
ISBN: 0688014933. OCLC Number: 8431940

Morrow,. .

Presents simple experiments which demonstrate the principles of hearing and acoustics, and discusses related topics such as sound in industry, communications, and sound effects.