Sid Fleischman: An Author Kids Love (Authors Kids Love) (Library Binding)
As a boy growing up during the Great Depression, Sid Fleischman loved magic tricks, and soon he was running his own business based on sleight of hand. As an adult, he performed a different kind of magic, writing much-loved, award-winning books for young readers, including The Whipping Boy and Escape. Readers can learn all about his childhood, how he became a writer, and how he works today. In addition, Fleischman shares advice on how kids can become writers themselves. Filled with vintage photographs and personal quotes.