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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert L. Crowe  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Children;

Born: 1937 in Macomb, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Crowe was born in Macomb, Illinois and currently lives in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Robert L. Crowe has published three previous children s picture books. ''Clyde Monster'' won the Library of Congress Award for Children s Literature and ''Tyler Toad'' and the Thunder was selected for the Children's Choice Award by the American Library Association. Both are published by Putnam-Penguin in New York. His first book was ''The Fastest Trip in the History of Turtle''.


'Clyde the Monster ' Library of Congress Award for Childrens Literature Children's Choice Award, American Library Association 'Tyler Toad and the Thunder ' Children's Choice Award, American Library Association

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Children's stories for almost everyone :
ISBN: 0970717385. OCLC Number: 85836179

Consortium Pub. Co.,. .

Clyde Monster /
ISBN: 0140547436. OCLC Number: 29790017

Puffin Unicorn,. .

A young monster is afraid of the dark because he believes that a person may be lurking under the bed or in a corner.

Tyler Toad and the Thunder
ISBN: 0140547916. OCLC Number: 234290009

Puffin. .