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Natalie Babbitt

Natalie Babbitt

Artist and writer Natalie Babbitt (1932-2016) is the award-winning author of the modern classic Tuck Everlasting, The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Kneeknock Rise and many other brilliantly original books for young people. She began her career in 1966 as the illustrator of The Forty-ninth Magician, written by her husband. When her husband became a college president and no longer had time to collaborate, Babbitt tried her hand at writing. Her first novel, The Search for Delicious, established her gift for writing magical tales with profound meaning. Kneeknock Rise earned her a Newbery Honor Medal, and in 2002, Tuck Everlasting was adapted into a major motion picture. Natalie Babbitt lived in Hamden, CT.

National Book Awards Finalist

Natalie Babbitt

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Tuck Everlasting
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Tuck Everlasting

Natalie Babbitt; Foreword by Gregory Maguire
Square Fish
Square Fish

Blessed with-or doomed to-eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster...

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The Devil's Storybooks
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The Devil's Storybooks

Natalie Babbitt; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

Every now and then, the Devil likes to pop up into the world for an adventure. He's a trickster and a mischief-maker, and just as full of vanity and other human failings. But he's also a gifted storyteller....

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Nellie
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Nellie

Natalie Babbitt; Illustrated by the author
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Nellie, a cat marionette who loves to dance, finds adventure and freedom on a moonlit hilltop.

"Babbitt's illustrations are as carefully wrought and as flowing as her prose in this charmingly cozy story about friendship and independence." --School Library Journal

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Phoebe's Revolt
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Phoebe's Revolt

Natalie Babbitt
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"Phoebe Euphemia Brandon Brown hated the bows, frills, ruffles, sashes, and curls that were the fashion in 1904...The story of Phoebe's one-woman revolution and its outcome is sure to strike a spark...

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The Something
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The Something

Natalie Babbitt; Two-color pictures by the author
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Mylo...is afraid of an indefinable Something coming in through his window at night. Given some modeling clay by his concerned mother, he finally succeeds in making a statue of the Something...The...

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The Devil's Storybook
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The Devil's Storybook

Natalie Babbitt; Pictures by the author
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

The Devil's Storybook is a 1974 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and a 1975 National Book Award Finalist for Children's Books.

An ALA Notable Book

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The Devil's Other Storybook
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The Devil's Other Storybook

Natalie Babbitt; Pictures by the author
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

The Devil is back, just as full of vanity and other human feelings as he was in Natalie Babbitt's first collection, The Devil's Storybook.

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Dick Foote and the Shark
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Dick Foote and the Shark

Natalie Babbitt
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

A gifted artist and writer, Natalie Babbitt's novels are inspired by a brilliance and imagination that is completely original. She began her career in 1966 with the publication of a picture...

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Herbert Rowbarge
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Herbert Rowbarge

Natalie Babbitt
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Herbert Rowbarge is by Natalie Babbitt, author of Tuck Everlasting.

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Kneeknock Rise
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Kneeknock Rise

Natalie Babbitt; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

Who is the wise man? Who is the fool?

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The Search for Delicious
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The Search for Delicious

Natalie Babbitt; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

In this kingdom, one word can start a war.

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Goody Hall
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Goody Hall

Natalie Babbitt; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

Was Midas Goody dead or alive?

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All the Small Poems and Fourteen More
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All the Small Poems and Fourteen More

Valerie Worth; Pictures by Natalie Babbitt
Square Fish
Square Fish

All four Small Poems books in one volume plus fourteen new poems "every bit as worthy as their predecessors" (The Horn Book)

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Tuck Para Siempre
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Tuck Para Siempre

Natalie Babbitt; Translated by Narcis Fradera
Square Fish
Square Fish

Spanish translation of the story of the Tuck family, doomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring. The Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously...

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