Singer, Marilyn

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SINGER, Marilyn

SINGER, Marilyn. American, b. 1948. Genres: Young adult fiction, Children's fiction, Poetry, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Daniel S. Mead Literary Agency, editor, 1967; Where (magazine), NYC, assistant editor, 1969; NYC Public High Schools, teacher of English and speech, 1969-74; writer, 1974-. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: No Applause, Please, 1977; The First Few Friends, 1981; The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth, 1983; Horsemaster, 1985; Ghost Host, 1987; Several Kinds of Silence, 1988; Storm Rising, 1989; Deal with a Ghost, 1997. FOR CHILDREN. PICTURE BOOKS: The Dog Who Insisted He Wasn't, 1976; The Pickle Plan, 1978; Will You Take Me to Town on Strawberry Day?, 1981; Archer Armadillo's Secret Room, 1985; Minnie's Yom Kippur Birthday, 1989; Turtle in July, 1989; Nine O'Clock Lullaby, 1991; The Golden Heart of Winter, 1991; Chester, the Out-of-Work Dog, 1992; Good Day, Good Night, 1998; Solomon Sneezes, 1999; The One and Only Me, 2000; On the Same Day in March, 2000; Didi and Daddy on the Promenade, 2001; Fred's Bed, 2001. FICTION: It Can't Hurt Forever, 1978; Tarantulas on the Brain, 1982; Lizzie Silver of Sherwood Forest, 1986; The Lightey Club, 1987; Mitzi Meyer, Fearless Warrior Queen, 1987; Charmed, 1990; Twenty Ways to Lose Your Best Friend, 1990; California Demon, 1992; Josie to the Rescue, 1999; The Circus Lunicus, 2000. "SAM AND DAVE" MYSTERY SERIES: Leroy Is Missing, 1984; The Case of the Sabotaged School Play, 1984; A Clue in Code, 1985; The Case of the Cackling Car, 1985; The Case of the Fixed Election, 1989; The Hoax on You, 1989. "SAMANTHA SPAYED" MYSTERY SERIES: The Fido Frame- Up, 1983; A Nose for Trouble, 1985; Where There's a Will, There's a Wag, 1986. NONFICTION: Exotic Birds, 1990; A Wasp Is Not a Bee, 1995; Bottoms Up!, 1997; Prairie Dogs Kiss and Lobsters Wave, 1998; A Dog's Gotta Do What a Dog's Gotta Do, 2000; Tough Beginnings, 2001; A Pair of Wings, 2001. POETRY: Turtle in July, 1989; In My Tent, 1992; It's Hard to Read a Map with a Beagle on Your Lap, 1993; Sky Words, 1994; Family Reunion, 1994; The Morgans' Dream, 1995; Please Don't Squeeze Your Boa, Noah!, 1995; All We Needed to Say: Poems about School from Tanya and Sophie, 1996; Monster Museum, 2001. FOR ADULTS. NONFICTION: The Fanatic's Ecstatic, Aromatic Guide to Onions, Garlic, Shallots and Leeks, 1981. EDITOR: (and author of intro.) A History of Avant-Garde Cinema, 1976; (and contrib) New American Filmmakers, 1976; Stay True: Short Stories for Strong Girls, 1998; I Believe in Water, 2000. Author of teacher's guides, catalogs, and program notes on films and filmstrips. Past curator of Super- FilmShow!, a series of avant-garde films selected for children. Writer of scripts for the children's television show. Contributor of short stories to books and nonfiction articles to magazines. Address: 42 Berkeley Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]