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Mary Hoffman

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About the Author

Children's author and reviewer Mary Hoffman was born in 1945. She attended Newnham College to study English literature and University College London to study linguistics. She started writing in 1970 and has written about eighty children's books including the picture book Amazing Grace, the näytä lisää Stravaganza series, and the anti-war anthology Lines in the Sand. She is also the editor of the children's book review magazine Armadillo, which comes out four times a year. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Mary Hoffman, Mary Hoffmann

Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) Mary Hoffman has written a very wide range of books for children and young adults, including the Stravaganza series, the Amazing Grace books, historical novels, and non-fiction.


Tekijän teokset

Amazing Grace (1991) 4,070 kappaletta
Stravaganza. Naamioiden kaupunki (2002) 1,467 kappaletta
Boundless Grace (1995) 1,012 kappaletta
Stravaganza: City of Stars (2003) 789 kappaletta
Stravaganza. Kukkien kaupunki (2005) 701 kappaletta
Starring Grace (2000) 303 kappaletta
A First Book of Fairy Tales (2001) 294 kappaletta
A First Bible Story Book (1997) 284 kappaletta
The Great Big Book of Families (2010) 268 kappaletta
Princess Grace (2007) 226 kappaletta
Snake (Animals in the Wild) (1986) 212 kappaletta
Stravaganza: City of Ships (2010) 209 kappaletta
The Color of Home (2002) 195 kappaletta
Bear (Animals in the Wild) (1986) 136 kappaletta
Stravaganza: City of Swords (2012) 126 kappaletta
Earth, Fire, Water, Air (1995) 117 kappaletta
Grace at Christmas (2011) 113 kappaletta
Parables: Stories Jesus Told (2000) 107 kappaletta
An Angel Just Like Me (1997) 99 kappaletta
Sun, Moon, and Stars (1998) 98 kappaletta
Three Wise Women (1999) 82 kappaletta
Troubadour (2009) 77 kappaletta
Miracles: Wonders Jesus Worked (2001) 74 kappaletta
David (1738) 73 kappaletta
Grace and Family (1726) 73 kappaletta
Animals of the Bible (1664) 67 kappaletta
A First Book of Myths (1999) 61 kappaletta
Bravo, Grace! (2005) 50 kappaletta
Encore, Grace! (2003) 50 kappaletta
The Great Big Book of Feelings (2013) 44 kappaletta
Elephant (Animals in the wild) (1983) 42 kappaletta
Monkey (Animals in the Wild) (1983) 38 kappaletta
Kings and Queens of the Bible (2008) 33 kappaletta
Panda (Animals in the Wild) (1984) 31 kappaletta
Otavan suuri satukirja (2000) 30 kappaletta
Henry's Baby (1993) 27 kappaletta
Four-Legged Ghost (1993) 26 kappaletta
Welcome to the Family (2014) 26 kappaletta
Tiger (1983) 24 kappaletta
Stacks of Stories (1997) 24 kappaletta
Virtual Friend (1998) 23 kappaletta
Dracula's Daughter (1800) 23 kappaletta
My Grandma has Black Hair (1988) 18 kappaletta
Nancy No-Size (1987) 17 kappaletta
Virtual Friends Again (2001) 16 kappaletta
Hippo (1985) 15 kappaletta
Gorilla (Animals in the Wild) (1985) 15 kappaletta
Daughters of Time (2014) 14 kappaletta
Parables and Miracles of Jesus (2007) 12 kappaletta
The three little pigs (2010) 12 kappaletta
Beauty and the beast (2010) 10 kappaletta
Special Powers (1997) 10 kappaletta
Antelope (1987) 9 kappaletta
Tilt (2017) 9 kappaletta
Amazing Grace Paper Dolls (1998) 9 kappaletta
The Return of the Antelope (1985) 8 kappaletta
The Ravenmaster's Boy (2017) 7 kappaletta
The Great Big Book of Friends (2018) 7 kappaletta
Puss in Boots and Other Stories (2001) 7 kappaletta
The Great Big Brain Book (2020) 6 kappaletta
Smile (2018) 6 kappaletta
The Great Big Book of Life (2019) 6 kappaletta
A Fine Picnic (Read Together) (1986) 6 kappaletta
Wild Cat (1986) 5 kappaletta
The Angel Of Venice (2014) 5 kappaletta
Specially Sarah (1988) 5 kappaletta
Giraffe (Animals in the Wild) (1986) 5 kappaletta
Deadly Letter (2014) 4 kappaletta
Max in the Jungle (Cartwheels) (1991) 4 kappaletta
Dog Powder (Superchamp Books) (1989) 4 kappaletta
Babies, Babies Everywhere! (2021) 3 kappaletta
Babies' Hotel (1993) 3 kappaletta
Cyril MC (Puffin poetry) (1994) 3 kappaletta
How to Be a Cat (2001) 3 kappaletta
King of the Castle (Cartwheels) (1986) 2 kappaletta
Trace in Space (1995) 1 kappale
Reading Rainbow: Amazing Grace [1993 TV episode] (1993) — Tekijä — 1 kappale
All About Lucy (1990) 1 kappale
Pirate Baby (2019) 1 kappale
Just Jack (1991) 1 kappale
Catwalk (1989) 1 kappale
Isatsetik tiraka (2013) 1 kappale
Comet (Pet Pals) (1997) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Venice Noir (2012) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
Centuries of Stories (1999) — Avustaja — 55 kappaletta
It's Fun To Be Five (2000) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
Awesome Animal Stories (10-in-1) (2007) — Avustaja — 14 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 11 (2014) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta

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Virallinen nimi
Hoffman, Mary Lassiter
Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, UK
Newnham College, Cambridge
University College London
Lassiter, Rhiannon (daughter)
Mary Hoffman has written a very wide range of books for children and young adults, including the Stravaganza series, the Amazing Grace books, historical novels, and non-fiction.



Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.
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wichitafriendsschool | 251 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 27, 2023 |
This book has been banned, so of course I immediately read it. The ban is at least for showing same-sex parents, I don't know if the people who banned it could tolerate anything else, like mixed-race families, etc. There's nothing remotely about sex, let alone is there anything graphic. I had to laugh when I got to the families headed by two women - a friend of mine lived like that, her father died and her aunt lived with them. In those days, her mother and aunt were probably paid less than men who did the same job, because men have to support a family. So did her mother, of course, but that's what she gets for being so careless as to lose her husband. That was back when, as the author and illustrator say, most families in books were a white heterosexual couple with a boy and a girl. It seems to me that there was also usually a baby, who might or might not have had a specified sex or gender.

I think this is terrific. The sooner people recognize that not everyone is like them, the better. Whatever the book banners might prefer, people are extremely varied, and banning this book, or any number of other books is not going to alter the fact that there has never been a time when people conformed, or were able to conform, to their ideal.

The books is charming. The illustrations are lively and expressive, and it covers an enormous range of variety - not just differences in race, gender, and number of parents, but also religion, adoption, hobbies, communication styles. Brava to both the authors.

They also produced the equally charming and also banned, Babies, Babies Everywhere.. Or perhaps that was Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyer.
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PuddinTame | 29 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 25, 2023 |
I did this book during Baby Time. My parents smiled and laughed with truly how relatable the first year of a baby's life is
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msgabbythelibrarian | Jun 11, 2023 |
Grace loves to tell and act out stories. One day she wants to be Peter Pan, and against all odds, she does it!
I'd love to have this book in my classroom because it shows a strong female lead that is determined to do whatever she wants. It is a good reminder of kids of both genders and all races that they can do anything they set their mind to.
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_kaley.s | 251 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 15, 2023 |



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