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Gladys Lucy Adshead

Born: 1896 in Manchester, England
Died: June 22, 1985 in Alameda County, CA

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: Gladys Lucy Adshead was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

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Selected Titles

Brownies, they're moving /
ISBN: 0809811634 OCLC: 69031

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.

  Brownies--hush! /
ISBN: 0809810034 OCLC: 1058000

H.Z. Walck, New York : ©1966.

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

  Smallest Brownie and the flying squirrel
ISBN: 0809811952 OCLC: 2634114

H.Z. Walck New York, [1972]

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

Where is Smallest Brownie?
ISBN: 0809811782 OCLC: 134269

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.