Townsend, John Rowe

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TOWNSEND, John Rowe

TOWNSEND, John Rowe. British, b. 1922. Genres: Young adult fiction, Children's fiction, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professional writer, 1969-. Sub-Editor, 1949-54, Art Editor, 1954-55, Editor, Manchester Guardian Weekly, 1955-69, and Children's Book Editor, 1968-78, The Guardian, London; Children's Writer's Group, British Society of Authors, Chairman, 1975-76, 1990-91; Simmons College, visiting professor, 1978-85; Children's Literature, New England, adjunct board member, 1990-. Publications: Gumble's Yard, 1961; Hell's Edge, 1963; Widdershins Crescent, 1965; Written for Children, 1965, 6th ed. 1995; The Hallersage Sound, 1966; Pirate's Island, 1968; The Intruder, 1969; Goodnight, Prof. Love, 1970; A Sense of Story, 1971; (ed.) Modern Poetry, 1971; The Summer People, 1972; Forest of the Night, 1974; Noah's Castle, 1975; Top of the World, 1976; The Xanadu Manuscript, 1977; A Sounding of Storytellers, 1979; King Creature Come, 1980; The Islanders, 1981; Clever Dick, 1982; A Foreign Affair, 1982; Dan Alone, 1983; Gone to the Dogs, 1984; Cloudy-Bright, 1984; Tom Tiddler's Ground, 1985; The Persuading Stick, 1986; Downstream, 1987; Rob's Place, 1987; The Golden Journey, 1989; Cranford Revisited, 1990; The Invaders, 1992; John Newbery and His Books, 1994. Address: 4 Banhams Close, Cambridge CB4 1HX, England. Online address: [email protected]

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