(2016 to 2017 season) His play, "James and the Giant Peach," was performed at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Diane Paulus was artistic director.
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
9 Articles |
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[1988 interview with Todd McCormack] When you're writing a book, with people in it as opposed to animals, it is no good having people who are ordinary, because they are not going to interest your readers at all. Every writer in the world has to use the characters that have something interesting about them and this is even more true in children's books. I find that the only way to make my ...
When his first wife, Patricia Neal
, suffered a series of devastating strokes in 1965, he was appalled at the lack of effective rehabilitation. He subsequently designed techniques that restored her to full functionality after doctors had told him she would never recover. His techniques are now standard procedure throughout the world in the treatment of stroke victims.
Often made up nonsense words like "Mugglewump", "Vermicious Knids", "Oompa Loompa", "Fleshlump eater", etc.