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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert L. Crowe  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1937 in Macomb, Illinois


Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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''.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''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