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Balyet Resources & Further Study

Patricia Wrightson
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De Montreville, Doris, and Elizabeth D. Crawford. "Patricia Wrightson." In Fourth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978: 355-356. Although somewhat dated, this article is valuable for the autobiographical sketch in which the author explains how she came to love literature and to write.

Fader, Ellen. "Balyet." In School Library Journal 35 (April 1989): 120. Short, mostly favorable review pointing out how the author has added to the original legend, and her creative combination of ancient folklore with modern characters.

Heins, Ethel L. "Balyet." In Horn Book 65 (July/August 1989): 143. Appreciative review which summarizes the plot and pays tribute to Wrightson's clear and brilliant style.

"Wrightson, (Alice) Patricia." In Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series. Vol. 36. Detroit: Gale, 1992: 462466. This long article includes biographical data, a list of the many awards won by the author, discussion of some of her works (although not Balyet), and a lengthy guide to...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Balyet from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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