John Bennett (author)
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May 14, 1865|
Chillicothe, Ohio, USA
|Died||December 28, 1956(aged 91)|
John Bennett (May 14, 1865 – December 28, 1956) wrote and illustrated children's books. He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio. He wrote The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo with Seventeen other Laughable Tales and 200 Comical Silhouettes, which was one runner-up for the Newbery Medal in 1929.
John Bennett's Master Skylark was one of the most successful children's stories ever published. With Hervey Allen and DuBose Heyward, he founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina.The Doctor to the Dead is based on a collection of grotesque folk-tales.
- "John Bennett". Goodreads. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
- Master Skylark: A Story of Shakespeare's Time (1897)
- The Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo, with Seventeen Other Laughable Tales & 200 Comical Silhouettes (1928)
- The Doctor to the Dead (1946)
- Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 38. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.
- Works by John Bennett at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about John Bennett at Internet Archive
- Partial review of Mr. Skylark: John Bennett and the Charleston Renaissance. By Harlan Greene. University of Georgia Press, 2001. ISBN 0-8203-2211-3
- John Bennett at Find a Grave
- Her answer. Words by John Bennett. Music by Oliver Croone. For high voice and piano. (From the Sibley Music Library Digital Score Collection)
- Hervey Allen Papers, 1831-1965, SC.1952.01, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh
- John Bennett at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- John Bennett at Library of Congress Authorities, with 21 catalog records
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