Chambers left the monastery in 1967 and a year later became a freelance writer.
Chambers left the monastery in 1967 and a year later became a freelance writer. His works include the "Dance sequence" of six novels: Breaktime, Dance on My Grave, Now I Know, The Toll Bridge, Postcards from No Man's Land and This Is All: The Pillow Book of Cordelia Kenn. He and his wife, Nancy, founded Thimble Press and the magazine Signal to promote literature for children and young adults. They were awarded the Eleanor Farjeon Award for outstanding services to children's books in 1982. From 2003 to 2006 he was President of the School Library Association.
Amulet Books is the home of Aidan Chambers, one of young-adult literature’s greatest living writers. With profound respect for readers, Chambers again stretches the YA genre to its edges and beyond. Ambitious, imperfect, challenging, and powerfully affecting.
Arthur C. Clarke, Aidan Chambers, Nancy Chambers, Isaac Asimov, Michael Shaara, John Christopher, William F. Temple, John Wyndham, Ray Bradbury. The Reluctant Reader (English Library). In Time to Come: An SF Anthology. Introducing Books to Children. Aidan Chambers, Patricia Windsor, Robert Westall, Brian Morse, Rex Harley, John Gordon, Jan Mark, Vivien Alcock, Margaret Mahy.
Aidan Chambers was born in County Durham in 1934
Aidan Chambers was born in County Durham in 1934. After national service in the Royal Navy he became a teacher and then, for seven years, a monk. His young adult novels have been widely acclaimed, with POSTCARDS FROM NO-MAN'S LAND winning the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the US Michael L Printz Award.
This article is about the English children's author. For the professional wrestler, see Aden Chambers. Aidan Chambers (born 27 December 1934) is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. The Kissing Game: Short Stories of Defiance and Flash Fictions (2011). Criticism and education. The Reluctant Reader (1969). Introducing Books to Children (1973, 1983).
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File of original artwork for 'Aidan Chambers' Book of Ghosts and Hauntings', first published in 1973. The file contains 16 original line and wash illustrations, including the illustration for the book's cover. Several of the illustrations appear to have been originally painted on a single large piece of board, which was later cut up to separate the illustrations
About Activity Books. Why not find a classic book to read this year? Breaktime & Dance on My Grave is a brilliant book by Aidan Chambers, published by Definitions (Young Adult).
About Activity Books. About Aidan Chambers. Breaktime & Dance on My Grave by Aidan Chambers from Definitions (Young Adult) really is a great book. 5 months ago. World Book Day.
Aidan Chambers has written two books of criticism - Booktalk: occasional writing on literature and children (1985) . Aidan Chambers is often acclaimed by critics as one of the most remarkable Young Adult writers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Aidan Chambers has written two books of criticism - Booktalk: occasional writing on literature and children (1985); and Reading Talk (2001), and three books for teachers and librarians - The Reading Environment (1991); Tell Me: Children, Reading and Talk (1993); Reading Talk (2001); and Tell Me: Children, Reading and Talk with The Reading Environment (2011). However, though the six novels in his ‘Dance Sequence’ are marketed at (and enjoyed by) teenagers, they also have an adult audience.
How to describe it? It happened to me, but not me. I was him, but not him. Haven’t you, Morgan, ever been through a day when you were not yourself?
Aidan Chambers some other you? This day was like that for me. So how to describe it and make you believe how it was, how it seemed? How to show you me-him this day? Begin at the beginning. As I-I. As eye. Slept solidly. A cuckoo woke me. Unexpectedly refreshed. How do you ever know? What’s the proof?). Optimistic, certainly; full of energy.