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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert L. Crowe  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:CHILD

Born: 1937 in Macomb, Illinois

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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''.


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Awards

-- '''''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