Blocksma, Mary

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BLOCKSMA, Mary. American, b. 1942. Genres: Children's fiction, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Junior high school English teacher in Baltimore, MD, 1964-65; U.S. Peace Corps, lecturer at University of Nigeria, Enugu, 1965-67; De Paul University, Chicago, IL, research librarian, 1968-69; Albany County Public Library, Laramie, WY, director, 1970-76; Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Menlo Park, CA, staff writer, 1977-79; freelance writer, 1980-. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: The Pup Went Up, 1983; Did You Hear That?, 1983; Apple Tree! Apple Tree!, 1983; Grandma Dragon's Birthday, 1983; (with D. Blocksma) Easy-to-Make Spaceships That Really Fly, 1983; Marvelous Music Machine: A Book about the Piano, 1984; The Best-Dressed Bear, 1984; Rub-a-Dub-Dub: What's in the Tub?, 1985; (with D. Blocksma) Easy-to-Make Water Toys, 1985; (with D. Blocksma) Space-Crafting, 1986; Amazing Mouths and Menus, 1986; Where's That Duck?, 1987; Why All My Toys Are on the Floor, 1987; (with D. Blocksma) Action Contraptions, 1988; Reading the Numbers, 1989; Yoo Hoo Moon!, 1992; Time Traveler's Catalog, Ticket to the Twenties, 1993; Naming Nature, 1992; The Fourth Coast, 1995; Lake Lover's Year, 2001; Necessary Numbers, 2002; Great Lakes Nature, 2003; What's on the Beach, 2003. Address: PO Box 40, Bay City, MI 48707-0040, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];