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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Len Bailey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;


-- Len Bailey on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Bailey attended Trinity College in Deerfield. He lives in Wheaton.

Biographical and Professional Information

Len Bailey is a professional radio-commercial voice-over actor.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Clabbernappers (Starscape)
ISBN: 0765348632

Starscape. 2006

"My name's Danny Ray. And I'm the best rodeo cowboy in Oklahoma--Junior Division, of course!"

King Krystal of Elidor has a serious problem. The Great Chess Game is soon to begin, and Sarksa pirates have captured the queen! Elidor is desperate for her return, so a hero is summoned from the Dream Machine. Enter Danny Ray!

The last thing eleven-year-old Danny remembers, he was at an amusement park back home. Then--POOF!--he finds himself in the strangest place he's ever seen. When Danny hears about King Krystal's problem, he aims to prove himself to his new friends by recapturing the queen. After all, how hard could it be to find an itty-bitty queen? Plenty hard, as Danny is about to discover….

ISBN: 0765348640

Starscape. 2008

Danny Ray, the best dang rodeo cowboy in Oklahoma, returns to Elidor!

Princess Amber has been kidnapped, and King Krystal of Elidor will do anything to bring his beloved daughter safely home. But rescuing the princess from the grasp of the evil fantasms will be no easy task. It's a tall order for even the most courageous of heroes. Enter Danny Ray, the best dang rodeo cowboy in Oklahoma--junior division, that is.

With the help of some very unusual characters--including Captain Quigglewigg, Prince Blue, Cherry, KarooKachoo, and Tûk--Danny Ray sets off across the Checkered Sea ready for adventure. But to defeat the dreaded King of the Fantasms, Danny Ray must first do battle with the sneaky Commodore Mumblefub, not to mention the nasty Captain Giddyfickle and a whole army of bloodsucking whiners…. If his luck and determination hold out, Danny Ray just might save the day!

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