Climo, Shirley

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CLIMO, Shirley

CLIMO, Shirley. American, b. 1928. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Mythology/Folklore. Career: Scriptwriter for weekly juvenile series "Fairytale Theatre," Cleveland, 1949-53; freelance writer, 1976-. Publications: CHILDREN'S FICTION: The Cobweb Christmas, 1982; Gopher, Tanker, and the Admiral, 1984; Someone Saw a Spider, 1985; A Month of Seven Days, 1987; King of the Birds, 1988; T.J.'s Ghost, 1988; The Egyptian Cinderella, 1989; The Korean Cinderella, 1993; The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb: A Mexican Fable, 1995; The Irish Cinderlad, 1996. OTHER FOR CHILDREN: Piskies, Spriggans, and Other Magical Beings: Tales from the Droll-Teller, 1981; City! New York, 1990; City! San Francisco, 1990; City! Washington, DC, 1991; The Match between the Winds, 1991; Stolen Thunder: A Norse Myth, 1994; Atalanta's Race: A Greek Myth, 1995; (comp. and reteller) A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from around the World, 1996; (comp. and reteller) A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from around the World, 1997; (comp. and reteller) Magic and Mischief: Tales from Cornwall, 1999; The Persian Cinderella, 1999; Monkey Business, 2004. Contributor to anthologies. Address: 24821 Prospect Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]