Pinkwater, Daniel

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Pinkwater was born in Memphis, TN in 1941. Primarily a writer of Children’s books, he has won a variety of awards for his books

Daniel Manus Pinkwater was born on November 15, 1941 in Memphis, TN. Raised in Chicago, he graduated from Bard College in 1964.

Pinkwater's career as a writer and illustrator of young adult and children's fantasy began with the 1970 publication of The Terrible Roar. Since then he has written close to 100 books. His 1994 book _Ned Feldman, Space Pirate,_was nominated for the 1995 Golden Duck Picture Book Award.


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