STAUNTON, Ted. Canadian, b. 1956. Genres: Picture/board books, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Writer, 1983-. Musician, 1979-. Parks and Recreation Department, City of Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, community programmer, 1974-80; St; Michael's College Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, library technician, 1983-84; Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations, Toronto, education officer, 1984-85; full-time writer and speaker, 1985-. Publications: PICTURE BOOKS: Puddleman, 1983, rev ed, 1988; Taking Care of Crumley, 1984; Simon's Surprise, 1986; Miss Fishley Afloat, 1990; Anna Takes Charge, 1993. JUNIOR FICTION: Morgan Makes Magic, 1997. CHILDREN'S FICTION: Maggie and Me, 1986; Greenapple Street Blues, 1987; Mushmouth and the Marvel, 1988; Great Minds Think Alike, 1989; Taking the Long Way Home, 1992. Contributor to books. Address: 46 Ward Street, Port Hope, ON, Canada L1A 1L5.