(November 15, 1941 – )
Daniel M. Pinkwater (né Manus Pinkwater) is the author and illustrator of some 100 books, mainly for children and YA readers. They have attracted a large adult following, in particular his surreally humorous sf and fantasy works such as Lizard Music; Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars and The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death. Several of Pinkwater’s books have been adapted as stage plays by Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre.
- The Agony & the Eggplant: Daniel Pinkwater's Heroic Struggles in the Name of YA Literature by Walter Hogan (2001).
- Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
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