Edward Ormondroyd (born 1925) is an American writer of children's books. He is best known for David and the Phoenix, a fantasy novel. His time travel novel Time at the Top was filmed for television in 1999.
Ormondroyd was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Pennsylvania and Michigan before serving two years on a destroyer escort in World War II. After the war he attended the University of California at Berkeley, earning a Bachelor's degree in English and a masters in Library Science. In 1970 he moved from Berkeley to Newfield a small town west of Ithaca, New York. As of 2007 he lives in Trumansburg, New York.
Source: Loganberry Books.
- David and the Phoenix, illustrated by Joan Raysor (Berkeley, CA: Parnassus Press, 1957)
- The Tale of Alain, illus. Robert Frankenberg (Follett Publishing, 1960)
- Time at the Top, illus. Peggie Bach (Parnassus, 1963)
- Jonathan Frederick Aloysius Brown, illus. Suzi Spector Ormondroyd (San Carlos, CA: Golden Gate Junior Books, 1964)
- Theodore, illus. John M. Larrecq (Parnassus, 1966)
- Michael, the Upstairs Dog, illus. Cyndy Szekeres (Dial Press, 1967)
- Broderick, illus. Larrecq (Parnassus, 1969)
- Theodore's Rival, illus. Larrecq (Parnassus, 1971)
- Castaways on Long Ago, illus. Ruth Robbins (Parnassus, 1973)
- Imagination Greene, illus. John Lewis (Parnassus, 1973)
- All in Good Time, illus. Robbins (Parnassus, 1975) – sequel to Time at the Top
- Johnny Castleseed, illus. Diana Thewlis (Houghton Mifflin, 1985)
- Time at the Top at the Internet Movie Database
- Ormondroyd, Edward (1982). Time at the Top. Bantam Books. ISBN 0-553-20960-4.
- "Edward Ormondroyd". Purple House Press. Retrieved 2007-08-17.
- "Edward Ormondroyd". Loganberry Press. Retrieved 2007-08-17.
- "Jonathan Frederick Aloysius Brown By Edward; Illus. Suzi Spector Ormondroyd". Kirkus Reviews. March 23, 1964. Retrieved 2015-12-02. A strongly negative review.
- 2011 interview (part 1) at Noblemania blogspot.com (part 2)
- Works by Edward Ormondroyd at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Edward Ormondroyd at Internet Archive
- Works by Edward Ormondroyd at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
- Edward Ormondroyd at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Edward Ormondroyd at Library of Congress Authorities, with 17 catalog records
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