ELeanor Cameron: DImensions of Amazement

Published March 2018

University Press of Mississippi

Foreword by Gregory Maguire

It started when I was 8 years old and discovered Eleanor Cameron's The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet at the public library. I took the book home, started reading, and didn't put it down until I was finished. I had never been so entranced by a book before. Thirty years later, through a series of unlikely events, I found myself researching and writing the first ever biography of one of the most formidable authors and critics children's literature has ever seen.

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  • Interview with WGLT's Laura Kennedy.
  • Write-up in The Horn Book's November/December 2018 issue.
  • Review from Bookbird: A Journal of International Literature, Vol 58, No 1 (2020)


  • The story behind the writing of the book.
  • Press release and transcript for the 2019 Lois Lenski Children's Literature Lecture, "Eleanor Cameron: Wonderful Flights Through Space and Time."

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