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by Wendy Mass

Author: Wendy Mass
Subcategory: Biographies
Language: English
Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc (July 1, 2004)
Category: Teens and Young Adults
Rating: 4.7
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As a young boy, Ray Bradbury always had a wild and vivid imagination  .

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As a young boy, Ray Bradbury always had a wild and vivid imagination. As he matured, he developed his own unique writing style and became a pioneer of science fiction and fantasy literature. Bradbury took his fascination with space, magic, and mystery and created new worlds that have captivated readers for decades. In addition to his literary success, Bradbury also pursued projects in both broadcasting and architecture.

Gr. 6-9. Books in the Authors Teens Love series provide introductions to the lives and works of famous writers. Bradbury presents a well-organized biography of the writer as well as plot descriptions of his most famous books. Though written for the same series, Tolkien clearly goes a step beyond the typical series book, offering a more perceptive and more detailed, satisfying portrayal of its subject. Tolkien is a few pages longer than Bradbury, and also makes better use of space.

Ray Douglas Bradbury became interested in books and writing at the age of seven and aware of the fabulous world of future and the world of fantasy, through the arrival of Buck Rogers in comic strips and the magazine Amazing Stories

Ray Douglas Bradbury became interested in books and writing at the age of seven and aware of the fabulous world of future and the world of fantasy, through the arrival of Buck Rogers in comic strips and the magazine Amazing Stories. Thus begun his journey into a life of fantastic and futuristic types of literature that would be synonymous with his name (Kunitz, 1955, p. 111).

She has written several nonfiction books for teenagers including Stonehenge, Readings on Night, John Cabot: Early Explorer, and Ray Bradbury: Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Wendy Mass was born in Livingston, New Jersey on January 17, 1967. She received a B. A. in English from Tufts University. She has written several nonfiction books for teenagers including Stonehenge, Readings on Night, John Cabot: Early Explorer, and Ray Bradbury: Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her fiction books include Leap Day, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall, Every Soul a Star, 11 Birthdays, Finally, and The Candymakers. A Mango-Shaped Space won the American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award in 2004.

Born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois to Esther and Leonard Bradbury, it was from an early age that Ray knew he would be ‘going into one of the arts. Bradbury went on to write twenty six other novels, as well as over six hundred short stories, often about his childhood and the places of his youth. It was with the science fiction genre however that he made a name for himself. Despite this, Bradbury resisted the categorization of sci-fi writer stating

Ray Bradbury, a master of science fiction whose imaginative and lyrical evocations of the future reflected both .

Ray Bradbury, a master of science fiction whose imaginative and lyrical evocations of the future reflected both the optimism and the anxieties of his own postwar America, died on Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 91. His death was confirmed by his agent, Michael Congdon. By many estimations Mr. Bradbury was the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream. His name would appear near the top of any list of major science fiction writers of the 20th century, beside those of Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein and the Polish author Stanislaw.

Who is Ray Bradbury? Perhaps the most influential writer of science fiction and fantasy in generations. Not only has Bradbury influenced filmmakers, he himself has been deeply influenced by the adventure movies he saw and adored as a child

Who is Ray Bradbury? Perhaps the most influential writer of science fiction and fantasy in generations. Not only has Bradbury influenced filmmakers, he himself has been deeply influenced by the adventure movies he saw and adored as a child. 474 While living in Waukegan, Illinois, his mother took him to his first silent picture-The Hunchback of Notre Dame-when he was just three. By the time he was eight, Bradbury had discovered science fiction.

Presents details about Ray Bradbury's life that influenced his work, discusses his awards and honors, and includes an interview of him conducted by the author.