Marilyn Sadler

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Marilyn Sadler is a children's writer[1] with a deadpan sense of humor. She was born November 17. One of her best known works was made into a television Disney movie, under the title Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century. That book is about a space girl who is sent to earth and the cultural clashes she finds in her new planet. Subsequently, two additional Zenon films were made, Zenon: The Zequel and Zenon: Z3.

She is also the author of the Alistair books, including Alistair in Outer Space and Alistair Underwater, Alistair's Elephant, Alistair's TIme Machine, '. This series concerns a boy genius whose activities include building a time machine, exploring outer space, and ironing his shoelaces.

Other books written by Marilyn Sadler include It's Not Easy Being a Bunny, P.J. Funnybunny Camps Out and HoneyBunny Funnybunny, "The Parkeet Girl", "The Very Bad Bunny", "Honey Bunny Funnybunny", "Money Money Honey Bunny", "Honey Bunny's Honey Bear", "PJ The Spoiled Bunny", "PJ Funnybunny's Bag of Tricks", "Bedtime for Bunnies", "PJ Funnybunny and His Very Cool Birthday Party", "Knock Knock It's PJ Funnybunny", "Elizabeth and Larry", "Elizabeth Larry and Ed", "Bob and John at Lake Kitty Paw Paw", "Bob and John in Bad to the Bone", "Chuck Wood and the Woodchucks in The BIg Game".

Marilyn is also one of the creators of the Disney preschool show, "Handy Manny".[2][3]

Marilyn's television credits also include two PBS Reading Rainbow programs featuring Alistair, an AListair program for the BBC, three ABC Weekend Specials featuring PJ Funnybunny and a show based on her children's book, Elizabeth and Larry for Showtime's Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories.

She has also illustrated an educational book, produced by the Academy of Economic Education, on economics for kids titled Ump's Fwat: An Annual Report for Young People.[4]

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