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Doris (Doris Adelberg; Suzanne Altman Orgel a Joint Pseudonym) (1929-) Biography - Personal, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Addresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations

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Employed in magazine and book publishing, prior to 1955; writer and translator of children's books, 1955—; Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY, Doris Orgel Writer's Lab conductor, 1985-94; Bank Street Publications and Media Group, New York, NY, senior staff writer and editor, 1991-94.


Authors Guild, Authors League of America, PEN, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.


FOR CHILDREN


Sarah's Room, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Harper (New York, NY), 1963.

(Under name Doris Adelberg) Grandma's Holidays (poetry), illustrated by Paul Kennedy, Dial (New York, NY), 1963.

(Under name Doris Adelberg) Lizzie's Twins (poetry), illustrated by N. M. Bodecker, Dial (New York, NY), 1964.

The Good-Byes of Magnus Marmalade (poetry), illustrated by Erik Blegvad, Putnam (New York, NY), 1966.

Cindy's Snowdrops, illustrated by Ati Forberg, Knopf (New York, NY), 1966.

Cindy's Sad and Happy Tree, illustrated by Ati Forberg, Knopf (New York, NY), 1967.

In a Forgotten Place, illustrated by James McMullan, Knopf (New York, NY), 1967.

On the Sand Dune, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard, Harper (New York, NY), 1968.

Whose Turtle?, illustrated by Martha Alexander, World Publishing (New York, NY), 1968.

Phoebe and the Prince, illustrated by Erik Blegvad, Putnam (New York, NY), 1969.

Merry, Rose, and Christmas-Tree June, illustrated by Edward Gorey, Knopf (New York, NY), 1969.

Next Door to Xanadu, illustrated by Dale Payson, Harper (New York, NY), 1969, published as Next-Door Neighbors, Harper (New York, NY), 1979.

The Uproar, illustrated by Anita Lobel, McGraw (New York, NY), 1970.

The Mulberry Music, illustrated by Dale Payson, Harper (New York, NY), 1971.

Bartholomew, We Love You!, illustrated by Pat Grant Porter, Knopf (New York, NY), 1973, published as Me, Emily, and the Cat, Scholastic (New York, NY).

A Certain Magic, Dial (New York, NY), 1975.

Merry, Merry, FIBruary (poetry), illustrated by Arnold Lobel, Parents Magazine Press (New York, NY), 1977.

The Devil in Vienna, Dial (New York, NY), 1978.

Risking Love, Dial (New York, NY), 1985.

My War with Mrs. Galloway, illustrated by Carol Newsom, Viking (New York, NY), 1985.

Whiskers, Once and Always, illustrated by Carol Newsom, Viking (New York, NY), 1986.

Midnight Soup and a Witch's Hat, illustrated by Carol Newsom, Viking (New York, NY), 1987.

Crack in the Heart, Fawcett (New York, NY), 1989.

Starring Becky Suslow, illustrated by Carol Newsom, Viking (New York, NY), 1989.

Nobodies and Somebodies, Viking (New York, NY), 1991.

The Mouse Who Wanted to Marry, illustrated by Holly Hannon, Bantam (New York, NY), 1993.

Button Soup, illustrated by Pau Estrada, Bantam (New York, NY), 1994.

(With Ellen Schecter) The Flower of Sheba, illustrated by Laura Kelly, Bantam (New York, NY), 1994.

The Spaghetti Party, illustrated by Julie Durrell, Bantam (New York, NY), 1995.

Two Crows Counting (a counting book), illustrated by Judith Moffatt, Bantam (New York, NY), 1995.

The Princess and the God, Orchard (New York, NY), 1996.

Don't Call Me Slob-o, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1996.

Friends to the Rescue, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1996.

We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera, DK Publishing (New York, NY), 1999.

My Mother's Daughter: Four Greek Goddesses Speak, illustrated by Peter Malone, Roaring Brook Press (Brookfield, CT), 2003.

STORIES AND FAIRY TALES; RETELLER


Clemens Brentano, Schoolmaster Whackwell's Wonderful Sons: A Fairy Tale, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Random House (New York, NY), 1962.

Wilhelm Hauff, The Heart of Stone: A Fairy Tale, illustrated by David Levine, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1964.

Richard Wagner, The Story of Lohengrin, the Knight of the Swan, illustrated by Herbert Danska, Putnam (New York, NY), 1966.

Wilhelm Hauff, A Monkey's Uncle, illustrated by Mitchell Miller, Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, NY), 1969.

E. T. A. Hoffman, The Child from Far Away, illustrated by Michael Eagle, Addison-Wesley (Boston, MA), 1971.

Rudolf E. Raspe, Baron Munchausen: Fifteen Truly Tall Tales, illustrated by Willi Baum, Addison-Wesley (Boston, MA), 1971.

Theodor Storm, Little John, illustrated by Anita Lobel, Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, NY), 1972.

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Godfather Cat and Mousie, illustrated by Ann Schweninger, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1986.

Next Time I Will: An Old English Tale, illustrated by Betsy Day, Bantam (New York, NY), 1993.

Ariadne, Awake!, illustrated by Barry Moser, Viking (New York, NY), 1994.

(With Emily Coplon and Ellen Schecter) She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain, illustrated by Rowan Barnes-Murphy, Bantam (New York, NY), 1994.

(With Ellen Schecter, under joint pseudonym Suzanne Altman) Worst Days Diary, Bantam (New York, NY), 1995.

The Lion and the Mouse and Other Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Bert Kitchen, Dorling Kindersley (New York, NY), 2000.

The Bremen Town Musicians and Other Animal Tales from Grimm, illustrated by Bert Kitchen, Roaring Brook Press (Brookfield, CT), in press.


Also reteller of Clemens Brentano's The Tale of Gockel, Hinkel, and Gackeliah, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, 1961.


TRANSLATOR


Wilhelm Hauff, Dwarf Long-Nose, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Random House (New York, NY), 1960.

Walter Grieder, The Enchanted Drum, illustrated by Walter Grieder, Parents Magazine Press (New York, NY), 1969.

Mira Lobe, The Grandma in the Apple Tree, illustrated by Judith Gwyn Brown, McGraw (New York, NY), 1970.

Elke Heidenreich, Nero Corleone: A Cat's Story, Viking (New York, NY), 1997.

Antije Damm, Ask Me, Roaring Brook Press (Brookfield, CT), 2003.

David Chotjewitz, Daniel Half-Human and the Good Nazi, Atheneum (New York, NY), 2004.

OTHER


Contributor of reviews to New York Times and Five Owls, and of translations to Cricket. Several of her books have been published in various countries abroad.

The Disney film A Friendship in Vienna is based on The Devil in Vienna.

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