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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathy Tucker  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Washington State

-- Kathy Tucker on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Tucker lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Tucker always wanted to live in a castle by the sea. Instead, she lives in Illinois, and is the author of such books as ''Do Pirates Take Baths?'' and ''Do Cowboys Ride Bikes?''

Published Works

  • Do Pirates Take Baths? , Albert Whitman & Company, 1997
  • Do Cowboys Ride Bikes?, Albert Whitman & Company , 1999
  • The Leprechaun in the Basement, Albert Whitman & Company, 1999
  • Do Knights Take Naps? , Franklin Watts Ltd , 2001
  • The Seven Chinese Sisters , Albert Whitman & Company, 2003

Selected Titles At Your Library

Do pirates take baths? /
ISBN: 080751697X. OCLC Number:

A. Whitman,. Morton Grove, Ill. :. ©1994.

Humorous rhyming answers to eleven questions about the life of pirates.

Do cowboys ride bikes?.
ISBN: 0807516945. OCLC Number:

Albert Whitman ;. [Place of publication not identified] :. 1999.

The leprechaun in the basement /
ISBN: 0807544507. OCLC Number:

A. Whitman,. Morton Grove, Ill. :. 1999.

After encountering a leprechaun, Michael McKeever asks him to help with his family's money problems, but unable to part with his gold, the wee man finds another way to help. It's Saint Patrick's Day and Michael McKeever is about to get the surprise of his life. As he heads into the basement on an errand, he hears someone singing-someone who, unbeknownst to the McKeevers, has been living there for years. Its a leprechaun, complete with pot of gold. Surely the leprechaun can spare some of his treasure to help the McKeevers, but the leprechaun sees things differently.

Do knights take naps? /
ISBN: 1903012368. OCLC Number:

Cat's Whiskers,. London :. 2001.

Rhyming text explores what it means to be a knight, what he wears, and what he does for fun. Suggested level: junior, primary.

The seven Chinese sisters /
ISBN: 0807573094. OCLC Number:

A. Whitman,. Morton Grove, Ill. :. 2003.

When a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters, the other six come to her rescue.

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