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  • Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 202 p. : ill., ports., facsim. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 940

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  • 0763626252 (reinforced : alk. paper) :

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The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy

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Call number: Teen 813.094 Wa

Available Copies: Pittsfield Teen

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Includes index.

Lloyd Alexander -- Franny Billingsley -- Susan Cooper -- Nancy Farmer -- Brian Jacques -- Diana Wynne Jones -- Ursula K. LeGuin -- Madeleine L'Engle -- Garth Nix -- Tamora Pierce -- Terry Pratchett -- Philip Pullman -- Jane Yolen.

Interviews with 13 American and English authors of fantasy fiction discussing their lives, literary influences, work routines and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and our lives. Includes a "reader" listing each author's major fantasy works.

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