Paula Fox

American book author

1923   -   2017

genre: children's literature
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Columbia University
occupation: translator, novelist, children's writer, writer
award received: Newbery Medal, Guggenheim Fellowship, Zilveren Griffel, Hans Christian Andersen Award

Paula Fox (April 22, 1923 – March 1, 2017) was an American author of novels for adults and children and of two memoirs. For her contributions as a children's writer she won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1978, the highest international recognition for a creator of children's books. She also won several awards for particular children's books including the 1974 Newbery Medal for her novel The Slave Dancer; a 1983 National Book Award in category Children's Fiction (paperback) for A Place Apart; and the 2008 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis for A Portrait of Ivan (1969) in its German-language edition Ein Bild von Ivan.In 2011, she was inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame. The NYSW Hall of Fame is a project of the Empire State Center for the Book. Her adult novels went out of print in 1992. In the mid nineties she enjoyed a revival as her adult fiction was championed by a new generation of American writers.
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Le dieu des cauchemars

author: Paula Fox

Desperate Characters

book by Paula Fox

author: Paula Fox


Monkey Island

1991 novel by Paula Fox

author: Paula Fox


The Slave Dancer

book by Paula Fox

author: Paula Fox


The Widow’s Children

roman van Paula Fox

author: Paula Fox


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