S: Seasons of Change
FC: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
1: Mix Book By: Amanda Kempfer
2: Phyllis was born on January 4th, 1933, in Anderson, Indiana
3: When in 5th grade, she wrote her own stories and books | And when 16 years she wrote her first story and it was published in a church magazine
4: In 1960 she married Doctor Rey Naylor, a speech pathologist. They had two children together named Jeffery and Michael.
5: In 1965 she published her first book Galloping Goat Phyllis wrote and published Crazy Love, an auto-biographical account of marriage and madness ( adult non fiction) in 1977
6: She wrote The Grand Escape and Mad Gasser Of Bessledorf Street
7: She was able to pay for tuition by writing her stories. She also sings and plays piano.
8: Every morning she goes on a three mile walk. Her favorite author is Mark Twain
9: She gets her fantastic book ideas from her own life experiences. She is also not happy unless she gets to write for 6 hours a day.
10: She had to move a lot as a kid because of her fathers occupation
11: In 1985 she wrote the Agony of Alice
12: Her family owned a lot of books and they loved to read them out load at night.
13: She worked as a 3rd grade teacher, editorial assistant, and a play ground supervisor before her writing was huge!
14: She has written over 150 amazing books!
15: Some of the books she has written are: Alice Series Witch Series Shiloh Series And last Please Do Feed The Bears
16: One of her best books Shiloh was the Neweberry Medal in1992 and also named Notable children's Book by the American Library
17: Shiloh was about an abused dog that a family had found and they kept it from a very bad man who was the abuser to Shiloh
18: Shiloh was a true story from when Phyllis and her husband found an abused dog on the street and gave it to a good home and a nice family. There is also a three books about Shiloh
19: She is now 79 years old and is a grandmother, And also still haunted by finding the dog, Shiloh.
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