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Bruce Coville


An American fantasy and children’s author, he penned the I USED TO BE a 6th Grade Alien and Magic Shop book series. His various other works are the Unicorn Chronicles and the area Brat series. He previously brief stints being a gravedigger and an primary school instructor before learning to be a article writer. He released his first book, The Monster’s Band, in 1989. He was honored the California Youthful Audience Medal in 1997 for his publication, Jennifer Murdley’s Toad. He wedded Katherine Dietz when he was an adolescent. He and his wife became parents to three kids: Orion, Cara and Adam. He retold the tales of William Shakespeare for youthful audiences.

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Full Name Bruce Coville
Date Of Birth May 16, 1950
Place Of Birth Syracuse, NY
Profession Children's Author
Education Duke University
Nationality American
Awards Edward E. Smith Memorial Award, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award
Nominations Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature, Audie Award for Middle Grade, Gemini Award for Best Children's or Youth Program or Series
Movies Duffy’s Jacket
Star Sign Taurus

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Aliens Ate My Homework2018novel post-production
Duffy's Jacket2017Short story
The Box2013/IIIShort story
I Was a Sixth Grade Alien1999-2000TV Series novel - 22 episodes
DuckTales1988TV Series teleplay - 1 episode
CBS Storybreak1987TV Series book - 1 episode



I Was a Sixth Grade Alien1999TV Series executive producer - 1 episode

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