Downie, Mary Alice

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DOWNIE, Mary Alice

DOWNIE, Mary Alice. Canadian (born United States), b. 1934. Genres: Westerns/Adventure, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Poetry, Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Botany, Children's non-fiction, Homes/Gardens, Local history/Rural topics, Mythology/Folklore, Picture/board books, Translations. Career: Writer and editor. Publications: (with B. Robertson) The Wind Has Wings: Poems from Canada, 1968; Scared Sarah, 1974; (trans.) The Magical Adventures of Pierre, 1974; Dragon on Parade, 1974; The Witch of the North: Folktales from French Canada, 1975; The King's Loon, 1980; The Last Ship, 1980; (with M. Hamilton) And Some Brought Flowers: Plants in a New World, 1980; (with J. Downie) Honor Bound, 1971; (with G. Rawlyk) A Proper Acadian, 1981; (with J.H. Gilliland) Seeds and Weeds: A Book of Country Crafts, 1981; The Wicked Fairy Wife, 1983; (with J. Downie) Alison's Ghosts, 1984; Jenny Greenteeth, 1984; (with J.H. Gilliland) Stones and Cones: Country Crafts for Kids, 1984; (with B. Robertson) The New Wind Has Wings, 1984; (with E. Greene and M.A. Thompson) The Window of Dreams, 1986; (with B. Robertson) The Well-Filled Cupboard: Everyday Pleasures of Home and Garden, 1987; How the Devil Got His Cat, 1988; (with Mann Hwa Huang-Hsu) The Buffalo Boy and the Weaver Girl, 1989; (ed. with B. Robertson) Doctor Dwarf and Other Poems for Children by A.M. Klein, 1990; Cathal the Giant Killer and the Dun Shaggy Filly, 1991; (with M.A. Thompson) Written in Stone: A Kingston Reader, 1993; The Cat Park, 1993; Snow Paws, 1996; Bright Paddles, 1999; (with J. Downie) Danger in Disguise, 2000. LIBRETTOS: The Kingdom, 1998; The Winter Children, 1999. Address: 190 Union St, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 2P6. Online address: [email protected]