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Len Bailey

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bailey attended Trinity College in Deerfield. He lives in Wheaton.

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


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers

Len Bailey on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

ISBN: 9781429983617 OCLC: 865173551

Tor, New York : 2013.

King Krystal of Elidor has a serious problem: Sarksa Pirates have captured the Queen! Desperate for her return, King Krystal summons a hero from the Dream Machine. Enter Danny Ray, the best dang rodeo cowboy in Oklahoma. The only problem' He's only an eleven-year-old boy--not quite the hero the Elidorians expected. But Danny Ray aims to prove them wrong by recapturing the Queen. How' Truth is, Danny Ray isn't quite sure. Luckily he will have lots of help from friends like Captain Quigglewigg, the Sultana, Lord Yellow, Princess Eliana and--of course--the Clabbernappers. On his breathtaking adventure across the Checkered Sea, Danny will encounter lots of exotic creatures, including Coal Trolls, Gimmion Gott, the Potter Wasp, the Red Bats, Tantarrabobs and the Ghost of Buckholly Harbor. His battles will pit him against the Sarska Pirates, the Nightmare Queen ... and the evil King Dru-Mordeloch. Clabbernappers is thrilling high comic adventure from a remarkable new writer. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

Clabbernappers /
ISBN: 0765348632 OCLC: 70659134

Tom Doherty Associates, New York : 2006, ©2005.

Eleven-year-old Oklahoma rodeo champion Danny Ray is sent to the kingdom of Elidor, where he sets sail across the Checkered Sea to rescue a kidnapped queen, despite the enemies found there and the dubious help of the prince and princess.

ISBN: 9781429950091 OCLC: 865171836

Tor, New York : 2013.

It's Danny Ray, the best dang rodeo cowboy in Oklahoma, to the rescue once again. King Krystal of Elidor's beautiful daughter, Princess Amber, has been kidnapped by the evil Fantasms--monstrous beasts whose sole purpose is to rulethe magicalkingdom of Elidor and to spread sorrow and darkness throughout the land. But not if Danny Ray and hiseccentric group of friends have anything to do with it!Imagine a world with seas of polished black and whitemarble squaressailed upon by immense chess pieces hundreds of feet high: rooks, bishops and queens powered by tiny furryTantarrabobs and Zanoomies. Imagine this is the battleground where Danny Ray, Tuk (a hellwain devil), KarooKachoo (a dragonfly princess), Prince Blues, the Sultana Sumferi Sar, Captain Quigglewigg, Hoodie Crow and the White Lady mustrescue Princess Amber and save the kingdom of Elidor from eternal darkness. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

Fantasms /
ISBN: 0765348640 OCLC: 244104666

Starscape, New York : 2008, ©2007.

Rodeo cowboy Danny Ray once again travels to the magical kingdom of Elidor where he must rescue Princess Amber from the evil Fantasms and save the kingdom from eternal darkness.