Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eric Kahn Gale  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: January 6 in Michigan


-- Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/erickahngalebooks?fref=ts
-- Twitter -- https://twitter.com/EricKahnGale
-- Website -- http://www.erickahngale.com
-- Eric Kahn Gale on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=eric+kahn+gale

E-Mail: -- ekgwrites@gmail.com


Illinois Connection

Gale lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eric Khan Gale is a writer and director. He is a Michigan native and a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He started out writing movies and plays where the writing formula is to keep things tight, exciting and structured. It created a great base for writing his books.


Awards

The Bully Book


-- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2014

The Zoo at the Edge of the World


-- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Eric Kahn Gale likes to visit schools and libraries to meet with students in person. He is available for speaking engagements, writing workshops, author visits, Skype presentations, etc. For more information, contact the author at [mailto:EricKahnGale@gmail.com EricKahnGale@gmail.com].

Selected Titles At Your Library

The Bully Book /
ISBN: 0062125117. OCLC Number: 825196464

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In this story told alternately through journal entries and instructions from a bullying manual, sixth-grader Eric embarks on a quest to find the reason why he is being teased and tormented in middle school.

The bully book :
ISBN: 9780062125156. OCLC Number: 877988950

HarperCollins,. .

What is The Bully Book' Part mystery, part tragedy, part comedy. Originally self-published as an ebook by a member of Team Starkid, The Bully Book is now available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook editions. The paperback includes a Q & A with the author. Eric Haskins, the new sixth-grade bully target, is searching for answers. And unlike many of us who experienced something awful growing up, he finds them. Though they may not be what he expected. When the author was eleven, he was bullied. This book is loosely based on incidents that happened to him in sixth grade. The Bully Book is a Top Ten Indie Next List pick of 2013, and Publishers Weekly called The Bully Book a gripping debut novel.

The wizard's dog /
ISBN: 0553537369. OCLC Number: 948088242

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When his master and best friend, Merlin, is kidnapped, there is nothing Nosewise the dog will not do to get Merlin back, even if it means facing the strange Fae people and their magic-eating worms, or tangling with the mysterious Sword in the Stone.

The zoo at the edge of the world
ISBN: 0062125176. OCLC Number: 900016341

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Marlin, a stutterer, can talk smoothly and freely with the jungle animals that populate his father's zoo in South America--until a mysterious man-eating black jaguar thathis father catches and brings back home talks back.

The Zoo at the Edge of the World /
ISBN: 0062125168. OCLC Number: 870147196

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"Marlin, a stutterer, can talk smoothly and freely with the jungle animals that populate his father's zoo in South America--until a mysterious man-eating black jaguar that his father catches and brings back home talks back"--