Crescent Dragonwagon (Ellen Parsons) Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains corrected typescripts and proofs for the children's book Rainy Day Together, written by Crescent Dragonwagon under the name Ellen Parsons.
- Dragonwagon, Crescent (Person)
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Ellen Parsons is a pseudonym for children's author Crescent Dragonwagon. She was born November 25, 1952 in New York, NY. She is the daughter of Maurice (a biographer) and Charlotte (a children's book writer and editor) Zolotow. Her career endeavors have included writer, chef, and teacher. She was a teen-ager when her first book, Rainy Day Togetherwas accepted for publication. The topics of her books reflect her experiences and strong feelings about various life circumstances. Ms. Dragonwagon has won many awards for all her creative efforts and earned critics praise for her gentle, personal approach to childhood. She has also written for older readers. Something About the Author>Vol. 133, p. 56-61
Language of Materials
Contains typescripts and proofs for one title written by Crescent Dragonwagon under the pseudonym Ellen Parsons.
Gift of Crescent Dragonwagon via Harper Row
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mothers -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Crescent Dragonwagon (Ellen Parsons) Papers
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