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Nan Gregory (1944-) Biography

Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations

Born 1944, in Boston, MA; Education: University of British Columbia, B.A. Hobbies and other interests: Kayaking, drawing, watercolor painting, clowning.


Office—4143 West 15th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 3A4, Canada.


Professional storyteller, 1984—; children's author, 1995—.


Writer's Union of Canada; Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators, and Performers; Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable; Canadian Children's Book Centre; Children's Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia; Vancouver Society of Storytelling.



Moon Tales (sound recording), First Avenue Press (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1989.

How Smudge Came, illustrated by Ron Lightburn, Red Deer Press (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada), 1995, Walker (New York, NY), 1997.

Wild Girl and Gran, illustrated by Ron Lightburn, Red Deer Press (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada), 2000.

Amber Waiting, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton, Red Deer Press (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada), 2002.


How Smudge Came was made into a motion picture, written, directed, and produced by Hilary Jones-Farrow, and released by Kineticvideo (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1997.

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