Non-Fiction. Fiction. Young Adult Author. Myth. Children’s Author. Adult Author. Susan Cooper. Screen Play Writer. Poet. Adventure. 2012 Margaret A. Edwards Award Recipient . Biographer. News Writer. Legend. About Susan. Born on May 23, 1935 in Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England
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Susan also worked in theatre, writing scripts and several short plays.
Her poem The Shortest Day is still performed throughout the US
Her Major Play Foxfire, was written in collaboration with her second husband Hume Cronym, and tell the story of life for an Appalachian family. The play went on with win a Tony Award and was adapted for TV
A second screenplay was written for Jane Fonda called The Dollmaker, which also won an Emmy
She also wrote an adaptation for Terry Kat’s To Dance with the White Dog, which also won an Emmy.
During the 1980’s and 1990’s Susan wrote a number of children’s picture books, some of which explored traditional folk-tales and legends.
She returned to YA literature with The Boggart, and the follow-up The Boggart and the Monster
Beginning of a classic
Introduced us to Simon, Jane, and Barnabus Drew, each with distinct personalities
Speaks of Authurian, Celtic and Norse Mythology
Quest to find the grail of good
Legendary Adventure of Good vs. Evil
All of her books are Published by: Margaret K. Mc Elderry Books
Susan has the uncanny ability to write for all ages, and has done so for 40 years.
Spreading into every genre, Susan has dappled in journalism, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, picture books, plays, adapted screenplays and poetry
She is most known for her fantasy ability, writing books with both male and female protagonists
Captures the emotion and feelings of tension, adventure, myth, legend, hope, fear and transforms them into short, easy to read novels