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Dennis Haseley (1950-) Biography

Personal, Awards, Honors, SidelightsAddresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations

Agent—c/o Wendy Schmalz Agency, Box 831, Hudson, NY 12534.

Teacher and author. Worked variously as a professional fund raiser and community organizer. Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, New York City, therapist, 1982-86; author of books for children, 1982–; private practice in psychotherapy, 1984–.

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


The Sacred One, illustrated by Deborah Howland, Warne (New York, NY), 1983.

The Old Banjo, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1983.

The Pirate Who Tried to Capture the Moon, illustrated by Sue Truesdell, Harper (New York, NY), 1984.

The Soap Bandit, illustrated by James Chambless-Rigie, Warne (New York, NY), 1984.

The Kite Flier, illustrated by David Wiesner, Aladdin Books (New York, NY), 1986.

The Cave of Snores, illustrated by Eric Beddows, Harper (New York, NY), 1987.

My Father Doesn't Know about the Woods and Me, illustrated by Michael Hays, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1988.

Ghost Catcher, illustrated by Lloyd Bloom, Harper (New York, NY), 1989.

The Thieves' Market, illustrated by Lisa Desimini, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1991.

Horses with Wings, illustrated by Lynn Curlee, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1993.

Crosby, illustrated by Jonathan Green, Harcourt Brace (New York, NY), 1996.

A Story for Bear, illustrated by Jim LaMarche, Silver Whistle Books (New York, NY), 2002.

Photographer Mole, illustrated by Juli Kangas, Dial Books for Young Readers (New York, NY), 2004.


The Counterfeiter, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1987.

Shadows, illustrated by Leslie Bowman, Farrar, Straus (New York, NY), 1991.

Dr. Gravity, Farrar, Straus (New York, NY), 1992.

Getting Him, Farrar, Straus (New York, NY), 1994.

The Amazing Thinking Machine, Dial Books (New York, NY), 2002.

A Trick of the Eye, Dial Books (New York, NY), 2004.

Author's works have been translated into Chinese, French, and Spanish.

The Old Banjo was adapted as a filmstrip with cassette, Random House, 1986; The Cave of Snores was included in the video recording Return to the Magic Library. Norbert, Snorebert was produced by TVOntario (Chapel Hill, NC).

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