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Natalie Babbitt (1932–2016)

Auteur de La Source enchantée

31+ oeuvres 21,497 utilisateurs 651 critiques 8 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

Natalie Babbitt was born Natalie Zane Moore in Dayton, Ohio on July 28, 1932. As a child, she wanted to be an illustrator. She received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Smith College. She and her husband Sam Babbitt collaborated on a children's book The Forty-Ninth Magician, which was afficher plus published in 1966. At the urging of her husband and her editor, she decided to write her own prose. Her first book as both author and illustrator was The Search for Delicious, which was published in 1969. Her novels included Goody Hall, The Devil's Storybook, Tuck Everlasting, The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Herbert Rowbarge, and The Moon Over High Street. She wrote and illustrated several picture books including Nellie: A Cat on Her Own; Bub, or, The Very Best Thing; and Elsie Times Eight. Kneeknock Rise was named a 1971 Newbery Honor book. In 2013, she won the inaugural E. B. White Award for achievement in children's literature. Tuck Everlasting was adapted as a Disney feature film in 2002 and made its debut as a Broadway musical in 2016. She also illustrated five books for Valerie Worth. She died of lung cancer on October 31, 2016 at the age of 84. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins
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Œuvres de Natalie Babbitt

La Source enchantée (1975) — Auteur — 15,211 exemplaires
Kneeknock Rise (1970) 2,253 exemplaires
Search for Delicious (1969) 1,826 exemplaires
Les yeux de l'amaryllis (1977) 438 exemplaires
Jack Plank Tells Tales (2007) 358 exemplaires
The Devil's Storybook (1974) — Auteur — 243 exemplaires
Goody Hall (1971) 238 exemplaires
The Moon Over High Street (2012) 221 exemplaires
Phoebe's Revolt (1968) 134 exemplaires
The Devil's Other Storybook (1867) 126 exemplaires
Bub: Or the Very Best Thing (1994) 101 exemplaires
Ouch!: A Tale from Grimm (1998) 89 exemplaires
Elsie Times Eight (2001) 67 exemplaires
Nellie: A Cat on Her Own (1989) 49 exemplaires
The Something (1970) 47 exemplaires

Oeuvres associées

The Big Book for Peace (1990) — Contributeur — 821 exemplaires
All the Small Poems and Fourteen More (1994) — Illustrateur — 638 exemplaires
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Contributeur — 349 exemplaires
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: First Annual Collection (1986) — Contributeur — 314 exemplaires
Sympathy for the Devil (2010) — Contributeur — 286 exemplaires
Tuck Everlasting [2002 film] (2002) — Original book — 225 exemplaires
The Big Book For Our Planet (1993) — Contributeur — 135 exemplaires
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Contributeur — 90 exemplaires
All the Small Poems (1987) — Illustrateur — 67 exemplaires
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure (2011) — Contributeur — 61 exemplaires
Second Sight : Stories for a New Millennium (1999) — Contributeur — 44 exemplaires
Peacock and Other Poems (2002) — Illustrateur — 38 exemplaires
Still More Small Poems (1978) — Illustrateur — 16 exemplaires
Small Poems (1972) — Illustrateur — 16 exemplaires
The Forty-Ninth Magician (1966) — Illustrateur — 15 exemplaires
More Small Poems (1976) — Illustrateur — 15 exemplaires
Small Poems Again (1986) — Illustrateur — 13 exemplaires
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 5, January 1974 (1974) — Contributeur — 6 exemplaires
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Contributeur — 4 exemplaires
De krokodil met kiespijn en andere sprookjes (1996) — Auteur — 1 exemplaire

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A silly rhyming story about a girl named Phoebe who is determined not to wear frilly, formal clothing and pink bows. Instead, she wants to dress like her father.

For her revolt, she refuses to get out of the bathtub once her mom throws a special party in her honor (which includes a dancing bear!!!).

I couldn't help but laugh because the picture of her sitting grumpily in the tub looks exactly like MY Phoebe who doesn't like getting her hair washed.
 
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mrsandersonreads23 | 3 autres critiques | Apr 14, 2024 |
I loved this. It never veered into cliché, although it could have. The ending rang true. The imagery was magical, just wonderful.
 
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BethOwl | 547 autres critiques | Jan 24, 2024 |
Deep children's book. To be immortal, to not change, is to not live, to be like a rock by the side of the road.
 
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Tytania | 547 autres critiques | Jan 14, 2024 |
Winnie Foster, the ten-year-old protagonist of the story, contemplates eternity when she befriends the unique Tuck family. It's a short read, but Babbit sure packs a lot into it (mostly concerning one of Life's Big Questions: Would you want to live forever?). Beautifully written, with great fodder for future English majors (particularly the life-as-wheel motif).

And, despite all I've said about disliking audio books, this one was excellent. I got so into it that I took the CD inside with me when I got home so I could keep listening, even though I specifically got the audio book to keep me entertained during my commute.… (plus d'informations)
 
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LibrarianDest | 547 autres critiques | Jan 3, 2024 |

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Œuvres
31
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Membres
21,497
Popularité
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Évaluation
3.9
Critiques
651
ISBN
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