Mortensen, Denise Dowling

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Mortensen, Denise Dowling

Personal

Born in Garden City, NY; married; husband's name Scott; children: Erin, Brian, Andrew, Katie, Patrick. Education: St. Bonaventure University, B.S. (journalism). Hobbies and other interests: Gardening, reading.

Addresses

Home and office—Chatham, NJ. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Children's book author, copyeditor, and proofreader. CBS News, New York, NY, member of staff; Condé Nast Publications, New York, NY, member of editorial staff.

Writings

PICTURE BOOKS

Good Night Engines, illustrated by Melissa Iwai, Clarion Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Ohio Thunder, illustrated by Kate Kiesler, Clarion Books (New York, NY), 2006.

Wake Up Engines, illustrated by Melissa Iwai, Clarion Books (New York, NY), 2007.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, December 15, 2003, Hazel Rochman, review of Good Night Engines, p. 754; April 15, 2006, Carolyn Phelan, review of Ohio Thunder, p. 54.

Kirkus Reviews, October 15, 2003, review of Good Night Engines, p. 1274; April 15, 2006, review of Ohio Thunder, p. 412.

Library Media Connection, August-September, 2006, Judith Beavers, review of Ohio Thunder, p. 84.

Publishers Weekly, November 3, 2003, review of Good Night Engines, p. 72.

School Library Journal, December, 2003, Shawn Brommer, review of Good Night Engines, p. 121; May, 2006, Kathy Piehl, review of Ohio Thunder, p. 96.

ONLINE

Denise Dowling Mortensen Home Page,http://www.denisemortensen.com (May 26, 2007).