Gordon Korman Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 11 pages of information about the life of Gordon Korman.
This section contains 3,243 words
(approx. 11 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Gordon Korman Biography

Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Gordon Korman

Canadian author Gordon Korman once described himself to Leslie Bennetts in the New York Times as a "gutless troublemaker" at school, always demonstrating a healthy disrespect for authority, but never pushing such skepticism into outright anarchy. Such a description might fit some of Korman's cast of imaginary characters just as well. There are the roommates Boots and Bruno, who keep coming back for more adventures at Macdonald Hall; Bugs Potter, who nudges the bounds of authority to the limit, though not into chaos; the imaginative liar Zoe Bent in Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire; and any of the nose-picking aliens featured in Nose Pickers from Outer Space and its sequels. Korman writes about and for kids from middle grades to high school; humor is the name of the game, with touches of teen insight here and there. The successful "tried-and-true" Korman formula is, according to Connie Tyrrell Burns...

(read more)

This section contains 3,243 words
(approx. 11 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Gordon Korman Biography
Copyrights
Authors and Artists for Young Adults
Gordon Korman from Authors and Artists for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook