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SUSAN COOPER is best known for her acclaimed sequence of fantasy novels known as The Dark Is

Rising which includes OVER SEA, UNDER STONE; THE DARK IS RISING (1974 Newbery Honor book); GREENWITCH;

THE GREY KING (1976 Newbery Award book); and SILVER ON THE TREE. Her novels for young readers also

include SEAWARD and DAWN OF FEAR. She has written three books for younger children as well: THE SILVER

COW, THE SELKIE GIRL, and TAM LIN, all illustrated by Warwick Hutton. In collaboration with actor

Hume Cronyn, she wrote the Broadway play Foxfire and -- for Jane Fonda -- the television film

The Dollmaker, for which they received the Humanitas Prize in 1985. Born in Buckinghamshire,

England, Susan Cooper moved to the United States in 1963 and now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fantasy.
Space and time -- Fiction.
Wales -- Fiction.