Lunn, Janet (Louise Swoboda)

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LUNN, Janet (Louise Swoboda)

LUNN, Janet (Louise Swoboda). Canadian (born United States), b. 1928. Genres: Children's fiction, History. Career: Children's book consultant, Ginn and Co., Scarborough, ON, 1968-78; Children's ed., Clarke Irwin, Toronto, 1972-75; Writer-in-Residence, Regina Public Library, ON, 1982-83; Chairwoman, Writers Union of Canada, 1984-85; Writer-in-Residence, Kitchener Public Library, ON, 1988; Writer-in-Residence, University of Ottawa, 1993. Publications: (with R. Lunn) The County, 1967; Double Spell, 1968, 1985, in U.S. as Twin Spell, 1969; Larger Than Life, 1979; The Twelve Dancing Princesses (retelling), 1979; The Root Cellar, 1983; Shadow in Hawthorn Bay, 1986; Amos's Sweater, 1988; One Hundred Shining Candles, 1989; Duck Cakes for Sale, 1989; (with C. Moore) The Story of Canada, 1992, rev. ed., 2000; Come to the Fair, 1997; The Hollow Tree, 1997; The Umbrella Party, 1998; Charlotte, 1998; Laura Secord, 2001. EDITOR: The Unseen (anthology), 1994; The Unseen: Scary stories, 1997. Address: 115-3260 Southgate Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1V 8W9. Online address: [email protected]