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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gladys Lucy Adshead  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Children Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1896 in Manchester, England

Died: June 22, 1985 in Alameda County, CA

-- Gladys Lucy Adshead Papers and Biographical Information on Northwest Digital Archives --
-- Gladys Lucy Adshead on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

In 1943, Adshead was appointed Head of the Lower School of the North Shore Country Day School of Winnetka, Illinois. She served in this position and lived in Illinois until 1949.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gladys Lucy Adshead was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0809810034

Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. 1938

Something Surprising

Oxford Univ Pr. 1939


Oxford University Press. 1943


What Miranda knew,

Oxford university press. 1944

Brownies - ItŐs Christmas!

Henry A. Walck, Inc.. 1955

Brownies - Hurry!
ISBN: B00104KJD8

Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. 1959


Brownies -They're Moving!
ISBN: 0809811634

Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. 1970

When Old Grandmother and Old Grandfather decide to move to a new laborsaving home, the brownies help them pack.

Where is Smallest Brownie?
ISBN: 0809811782

H. Z. Walck. 1971

After being lost and chased by a cat, Smallest Brownie realizes it was a mistake to go exploring by himself early in the morning.

Smallest Brownie and the Flying Squirrel
ISBN: 0809811952

Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. 1972

When Flying Squirrel tries to look after a curious little Brownie, they both get into trouble.