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Robert L. Crowe

Born: 1937 in Macomb, Illinois
Pen Name: None

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

Biography: 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

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Children

Robert L. Crowe on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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

Consortium Pub. Co., Jacksonville, IL. : 2006.

Clyde Monster /
ISBN: 0140547436 OCLC: 29790017

Puffin Unicorn, [New York, N.Y.] : 1987, ©1976.

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: 234290009

Puffin 1980