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Bret Nicholaus

Pen Name: Bret R. Nicholaus

Connection to Illinois: Nicholaus lives in the Chicago area.

Biography: Bret Nicholaus has written several books with his Bethel College friend, Paul Lowrie. One spring afternoon in 1992, Bret and Paul came up with a simple book idea: a collection of original questions that could serve as ice-breakers for any settings. Within a month they had formed Questmarc Publishing and released a small 350-copy printing of their first book, ''The Conversation Piece''. By late 1995, the two authors had sold 20,000 copies of their small paperback and attracted the interest of a literary agent. In 1996, Ballantine Books bought The Conversation Piece. They have since created the ''Chat Pack'' line of products.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Bret Nicholaus on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Have you ever-- :
ISBN: 0345417607 OCLC: 41387596

Ballantine Books, New York : 1999.

Have you ever. :
ISBN: 9780307415417 OCLC: 869499749

Ballantine Books, New York : 2013.

Have you ever met a professional musician' Have you ever flown in something other than an airplane' Have you ever blown a tire while driving' Have you ever gone on a blind date' Have you ever dreamed in color' Masters of fun and friendly communication, Bret Nicholaus and Paul Lowrie are back with an intriguing book of questions sure to get everyone talking! Have You Ever ... is a great way to start entertaining conversations with people you've just met or friends you've known your whole life. A unique book filled with questions that will help you connect with others--new acquaintances, old friends, children and teenagers, all the members of your family, Have You Ever ... will leave you shaking with laughter, awash in forgotten memories, and marveling at the things you never knew about your friends and family! Have you ever had an opportunity this easy to start fantastic conversations' From the Hardcover edition.

Kidchat :
ISBN: 0975580108 OCLC: 57620608

Questmarc, Yankton, SD : 2004.

  Kidchat Christmas :
ISBN: 1596433345 OCLC: 227328151

Flash Point, New York : 2008.

Kidchat, oh the places to go! :
ISBN: 1596433175 OCLC: 122423563

Roaring Brook Press, New York : 2007.

The Christmas letters :
ISBN: 1931722951 OCLC: 71778644

A family gathers for their annual Christmas dinner at Grandpa's and receive personal letters with a life-changing lesson that will stay with them forever.

The Christmas letters :
ISBN: 9781599957579 OCLC: 703171808

Center Street, New York : ©2006.

A family gathers for their annual Christmas dinner at Grandpa's and receive personal letters with a life-changing lesson that will stay with them forever.

The conversation piece 2 :
ISBN: 0345438663 OCLC: 47208603

Ballantine Books, New York : 2000.

The authors of the bestselling "The Conversation Piece" return with a new generation of thought-provoking questions designed to educate and entertain. The charming wit and wisdom of this book is perfect for families, teachers, parties, car trips--for anyone, any time.

Who we are :
ISBN: 1577311310 OCLC: 44468739

New World Library, Novato, Calif. : ©2000.