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Elizabeth Winthrop

Autor(a) de The Castle in the Attic

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About the Author

Author Elizabeth Winthrop grew up in Washington, D. C., and has written over 50 works of fiction for all ages. She has won numerous awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the Pen Syndicated Fiction Award, the California Young Readers Medal and the Jane Addams Peace Prize Honor Book. mostrar mais Many of her children's books are based on her childhood memories and the experiences of her children and other children she has talked to. Her book Belinda's Hurricane is based on the time she lived through a hurricane with her grandmother on an island off the coast of Connecticut. I Think He Likes Me is based on her daughter's reaction to her younger brother when he was brought home from the hospital. Her most popular books are The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Elizabeth Winthrop

The Castle in the Attic (1985) 2,905 exemplares
The Battle for the Castle (1993) 1,057 exemplares
Shoes (1986) 597 exemplares
Sledding (1881) 545 exemplares
Counting on Grace (2006) 479 exemplares
Dumpy La Rue (2001) 244 exemplares
Grover Sleeps Over (1984) 216 exemplares
The Story of the Nativity (1986) 125 exemplares
The Shoelace Box (1984) 125 exemplares
Bear and Mrs. Duck (1988) 118 exemplares
Island Justice (1998) 88 exemplares
Squashed in the Middle (1994) 84 exemplares
Belinda's Hurricane (1984) 78 exemplares
Maggie and the Monster (1987) 75 exemplares
Happy Easter, Mother Duck (1985) 70 exemplares
Bear and Roly-Poly (1996) 65 exemplares
He Is Risen: The Easter Story (1847) 57 exemplares
Sloppy Kisses (1980) 53 exemplares
Luke's Bully (A Young Puffin) (1990) 52 exemplares
The Christmas Pageant (First Little Golden Books) (1984) — Autor — 44 exemplares
Halloween Hats (2002) 43 exemplares
Miranda in the Middle (1980) 42 exemplares
The First Christmas Stocking (2006) 42 exemplares
Katharine's Doll (1983) 42 exemplares
In My Mother's House (1988) 37 exemplares
I think he likes me (1980) 37 exemplares
Tough Eddie (1985) 36 exemplares
The Red-Hot Rattoons (2003) 33 exemplares
Bear's Christmas Surprise (1991) 30 exemplares
As the Crow Flies (1998) 26 exemplares
Promises (2000) 24 exemplares
Lizzie and Harold (1986) 23 exemplares
Journey to the Bright Kingdom (1979) 17 exemplares
Dog Show (2004) 16 exemplares
Maia and the Monster Baby (2012) 16 exemplares
Marathon Miranda (1979) 15 exemplares
Dancing Granny (2003) 14 exemplares
I'm the Boss! (1994) 11 exemplares
The Biggest Parade (2006) 11 exemplares
Asleep in a Heap (1993) 10 exemplares
Lucy and Henry Are Twins (2015) 10 exemplares
Walking Away (1973) — Autor — 8 exemplares
That's Mine! (1977) 8 exemplares
A Very Noisy Girl (1991) 8 exemplares
Bunk Beds (1972) 7 exemplares
Potbellied Possums (1977) 5 exemplares
Are You Sad Mama (1979) 4 exemplares
Knock, knock, who's there? (1978) 3 exemplares

Associated Works

The Best American Short Stories 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 225 exemplares
Monster Poems (1976) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Growing Up Stories (1995) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Top Teen Stories (2004) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Alsop, Elizabeth Winthrop
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Washington, D.C., USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Alsop, Stewart (father)



There are shoes to buckle, shoes to tie, shoes too low, and shoes too high. Which pair of shoes fits you best?
PlumfieldCH | 10 outras críticas | Mar 22, 2024 |
BooksInMirror | 47 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
As William turns twelve, he wonders if Jason is still his best friend. In the past year, Jason has grown a foot taller, while William is still a shrimp. When Jason challenges William to "jump the trains," William is terrified. How else can he prove himself to Jason? William gets his answer when his former housekeeper sends him a magic token that once again transports him to Sir Simon's castle in the Middle Ages, this time with Jason. There the two friends face a dangerous army of rats and their gigantic leader. Once before, William was a hero in Sir Simon's day. Now it's up to William to destroy the rats and save the kingdom in the final battle for the castle.… (mais)
PlumfieldCH | 13 outras críticas | Dec 11, 2023 |
The text is taken from the King James Version of the Bible, but despite the claim it was "faithfully adapted," it just feels wrong for certain words such as "sore" to qualify "afraid" were omitted. Many words were omitted, and it just feels wrong. While the illustrations are beautiful, the omission of words from this well-known and much-recited passage weakens it.
thornton37814 | Dec 6, 2023 |



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