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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 -- http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv43785/
-- Gladys Lucy Adshead on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=gladys+lucy+adshead


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.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Brownies--hush! /
ISBN: 0809810034. OCLC Number:

H.Z. Walck,. New York :. ©1966.

The brownies help an elderly couple with their work until they know they have been seen by them.

Brownies, they're moving /
ISBN: 0809811634. OCLC Number:

H.Z. Walck. New York,. [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. OCLC Number:

H.Z. Walck. New York,. [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. OCLC Number:

H.Z. Walck. New York,. [1972]

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