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Andrew Clements (1949-) Biography - Career, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Writings, Adaptations, Work in Progress

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(Andrew Elborn)

Born 1949, in Camden, NJ; son of William Denney, Jr. (an insurance executive) and Doris (Kruse) Andrew Clements Clements; Education: Northwestern University, B.A. (English literature), 1971; National Louis University, M.A. (elementary education), 1972.

Agent—Writers House, 21 West 26th St., New York, NY 10010.

FOR CHILDREN

(As Andrew Elborn) Bird Adalbert, Picture Book Studio (Saxonville, MA), 1985.

(As Andrew Elborn) Noah and the Ark and the Animals, illustrated by Ivan Gantschev, Picture Book Studio (Saxonville, MA), 1987.

Big Al (miniature book), illustrated by Yoshi, Picture Book Studio (Saxonville, MA), 1989.

Santa' Secret Helper, illustrated by Debrah Santini, Picture Book Studio (Saxonville, MA), 1990.

Temple Cat, illustrated by Alan Marks, Picture Book Studio, 1991, illustrated by Kate Kiesler, Clarion (New York, NY), 1996.

Mother Earth's Counting Book, illustrated by Lonni Sue Johnson, Picture Book Studio, 1992.

Billy and the Bad Teacher, illustrated by Elivia Savadier, Picture Book Studio, 1992.

Who Owns the Cow?, illustrated by Joan Landis, Clarion (New York, NY), 1995.

Bright Christmas: An Angel Remembers, illustrated by Kate Kiesler, Clarion (New York, NY), 1996.

Frindle (middle-grades novel), illustrated by Brian Selznick, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

(Adaptor) Philipp's Birthday Book, illustrated by Hanne Turk, North-South Books, 1996.

Riff's BeBop Book, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

Real Monsters Go for the Mold!, illustrated by Matthew Stoddart, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Things That Go EEK on Halloween, illustrated by George Ulrich, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Real Monsters Stage Fright, illustrated by Matthew Stoddart, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Music Time, Any Time!, illustrated by Tom Leigh, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Double Trouble in Walla Walla, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Millbrook Press (Brookfield, CT), 1997.

Workshop, illustrated by David Wisniewski, Clarion (New York, NY), 1998.

Gromble's Haunted Halloween, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1998.

Hey Dad, Could I Borrow Your Hammer?, illustrated by Jackie Snider, Millbrook Press (Brookfield, CT), 1999.

The Landry News, (middle-grade novel), illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1999.

Look Who's in the Thanksgiving Play!, illustrated by Mavis Smith, Little Simon (New York, NY), 1999.

The Mouse Family, illustrated by Simon Galkin, Little Simon (New York, NY), 2000.

The Janitor's Boy, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2000.

Circus Family Dog, illustrated by Sue Truesdell, Clarion (New York, NY), 2000.

The Christmas Kitten, illustrated by Simon Galkin, Little Simon (New York, NY), 2000.

The School Story, illustrated by Brian Selznick, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Things Not Seen (middle-grade novel), Philomel (New York, NY), 2002.

The Jacket (originally serialized in Boston Globe), illustrated by McDavid Henderson, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

A Week in the Woods, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

Slippers at Home, illustrated by Janie Bynum, Dutton (New York, NY), 2004.

Naptime for Slippers, illustrated by Janie Bynum, Dutton (New York, NY), 2004.

The Last Holiday Concert, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2004.

Slippers at School, illustrated by Janie Bynum, Dutton (New York, NY), 2005.

Slippers Loves to Run, illustrated by Janie Bynum, Dutton (New York, NY), 2005.

A Million Is a Lot of Dots, illustrated by Rob Roth, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2005.

Lunch Money, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2005.

Also translator and/or adaptor of more than a dozen picture books for Picture Book Studio and North-South Books, including Where Is Mr. Mole?, The Christmas Teddy Bear, Brave as a Tiger, The Beast and the Boy, Little Pig, Bigger Trouble, A Dog's Best Friend, and Where the Moon Lives.

Author's works have been translated into several languages, including German, Italian, French, Korean, Portuguese, Basque, Hungarian, Japanese, Dutch, and Spanish.

"PETS TO THE RESCUE" SERIES

Ringo Saves the Day!: A True Story, illustrated by Ellen Beier, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Brave Norman: A True Story, illustrated by Ellen Beier, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Tara and Tiree, Fearless Friends: A True Story, illustrated by Ellen Beier, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

Delores and the Big Fire: A True Story, illustrated by Ellen Beier, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

"JAKE DRAKE" SERIES

Jack Drake Know-It-All, illustrated by Dolores Avenaño, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Jake Drake, Bully Buster, illustrated by Amanda Harvey, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2001.

Jack Drake, Teacher's Pet, illustrated by Dolores Avenaño, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

Jack Drake, Class Clown, illustrated by Dolores Avenaño, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 2002.

READING-PROGRAM BOOKS

Karen's Island, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1995.

Three Wishes for Buster, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1995.

Bill Picket: An American Original, Texas Style, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1996.

Hurricane Andrew, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1998.

Ham and Eggs for Jack, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1998.

Life in the Desert, Steck-Vaughn, 1998.

Desert Treasure, illustrated by Wayne Anthony Still, Steck-Vaughn, 1998.

Inventors: Making Things Better, Steck-Vaughn, 1998.

Milo's Great Invention, illustrated by Johnansen Newman, Steck-Vaughn, 1998.

Many of Clements' novels have been adapted as audiobooks. Frindle and Things Not Seen were optioned for film.

The picture book Dogku; the young-adult novel Things Hoped For; a middle-grade novel.

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