Nat Case ncase at
Mon Jun 17 10:26:58 EDT 2002

>  > Have you read any of her picture books? I highly recommend them for the
>  > she uses language.

I like them, but my favorites outside of the YA stuff are the JC 
things like "The Grand Piratical Rumbustification," which has one of 
my favorite fictional names (Old Crab Meat).

>Mahy is one of those interesting autyhors who has totally different styles
>for different ages. Her YA (Changeover) style is very different from her PB
>style which is very different from her JC (Junior Comedy) style. The only
>other author I know of who does this so markedly is Robin Klein.

How about poet John Ciardi (his kid's poetry is among my favorite) 
and maybe Jane Yolen?

And thanks for the pronunciation clarification.
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