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#241 adrian0719

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Posted 16 July 2012 - 08:18 PM

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:24 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors
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#245 JR976evil

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 01:59 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:24 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors

Neither is particularly old, or in poor health as far as I'm aware

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 12:18 PM

View PostJR976evil, on 19 July 2012 - 01:59 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:24 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicols Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

Alternatively you could put Sarah Ferguson and Prince Charles on your team of Children's authors

Neither is particularly old, or in poor health as far as I'm aware

Oh you are playing to win. I was just trying to be controversial. Think of all those diseases that you might contract from sucking dirty toes! :D
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#247 angryGreatness

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 05:11 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.
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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:26 PM

View PostangryGreatness, on 20 July 2012 - 05:11 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

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A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.

Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:51 PM

View PostJR976evil, on 20 July 2012 - 10:26 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 20 July 2012 - 05:11 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 19 July 2012 - 12:13 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 17 July 2012 - 02:22 AM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.

Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)

Bond, Beverly Cleary, Richard Adams, and Eric Carle were all ideas I wrote down. I could stretch the definition a bit to include Sir Terry Pratchett and Harper Lee.

It's a moot point though, I have other theme teams put together that were much easier to make and more entertaining.
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Evergreen State of Decay [Theme: People born in Washington]
Paul Allen, Bob Barker, Glenn Beck Posted Image, Jerry Cantrell Posted Image, Carol Channing Posted Image, Orson Scott Card Posted Image, John Elway Posted Image, Kenny G Posted Image, Bill Gates, Ben Gibbard Posted Image. Ben Haggerty Posted Image, Donald M. Kendall Posted Image, Amanda Knox Posted Image, Gary Larson Posted Image, Ryan Lewis Posted Image, Chuck Palahniuk Posted Image, Anthony Ray Posted Image, Adam West, Jim Whittaker Posted Image, Michael Winslow Posted Image

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Posted 23 July 2012 - 11:44 AM

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View PostangryGreatness, on 08 May 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

A brief reading of Sendak's various obituaries revealed that Else Holmelund Minarik, the Danish-born author of the Little Bear series, which Sendak illustrated, is still around at the age of 91.

Can't find any health on her, but she's been retired since 1989 and might be a good idea for the DeathList next year.


Scratch that, she's dead.

And with her, Sobol, and Sendak dead any motivation for me making a Children's Book author theme team dies too.

I have been thinking about writers too a couple of suggestions that might perk up your interest again

Jan Pienkowski b.1936 who provided the distinctive illustrations for Helen Nicol's (b.1937) Meg & Mog books & Alan Ahlberg b.1938

I'm sure I could find hundreds of elderly children's book authors, but if I were to make a theme team for them I would want it to be a list of authors I have heard of before, of series I read when I was younger.

Michael Bond (b. 1926), creator of Paddington Bear. Thats a start :)

Bond, Beverly Cleary, Richard Adams, and Eric Carle were all ideas I wrote down. I could stretch the definition a bit to include Sir Terry Pratchett and Harper Lee.

It's a moot point though, I have other theme teams put together that were much easier to make and more entertaining.

I have an Authors theme team drafted out but Ray Bradbury put a hole in its bows but it is still afloat.

I kept some names back!!
"I appear to have bypassed my good taste chip"

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Posted 30 July 2012 - 10:27 PM

Been announced on Irish television that Maeve Binchy has died

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Posted 30 July 2012 - 11:48 PM

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Been announced on Irish television that Maeve Binchy has died

and on the beeb
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 01:53 PM

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of literary masterpiece '100 years of Solitude', has been suffering from dementia for a long time despite his good physical health.
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 09:33 PM

View Postwildstorm, on 03 August 2012 - 01:53 PM, said:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of literary masterpiece '100 years of Solitude', has been suffering from dementia for a long time despite his good physical health.

I'm sad to hear that, for more than one reason.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:15 AM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 23 July 2012 - 11:44 AM, said:

I have an Authors theme team drafted out but Ray Bradbury put a hole in its bows but it is still afloat.

I kept some names back!!

Now Gore Vidal has gone I have had to draft in Eric Hill (of Spot fame!) and I have A.S. Byatt and Salman Rushdie warming up on the bench
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:15 AM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 07 August 2012 - 11:15 AM, said:

Now Gore Vidal has gone I have had to draft in Eric Hill (of Spot fame!) and I have A.S. Byatt and Salman Rushdie warming up on the bench

Or should that be cooling down?
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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:35 PM

View PostPhantom, on 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM, said:

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87

Fuck. I like his books.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 08:49 AM

View PostPhantom, on 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM, said:

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87

Wanted to get a chance to read 'Make Room! Make Room!' before he died, and I almost put him on my Shadow List for this year. Loss in more than one way... Boo.
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 11:49 AM

View PostPhantom, on 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM, said:

Harry Harrison of Stainless Steel Rat and Soylent Green fame has died at the age of 87

Another opportunity for Brian Aldiss to remind us he is still alive by commenting on the passing of a contempory (but better) writer.
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