Littleton, New Hampshire
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer|
|Notable works||A Rat's Tale
The Wainscott Weasel
Tor Seidler (born 1952 in Littleton, New Hampshire) is an American author of children's literature. Many of his books feature anthropomorphic animals. Mean Margaret was nominated for a National Book Award, The Wainscott Weasel was named a Notable Children's Book by the American Library Association, and A Rat's Tale was named Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly. In 1998, A Rat's Tale was adapted into a puppet film by Augsburger Puppenkiste and distributed by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment. 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios planned to adapt The Wainscott Weasel into a movie, which started development in 2003. However, Fox shelved the concept in 2006.
- The Dulcimer Boy (1979)
- Terpin (1982)
- A Rat's Tale (1985)
- The Tar Pit (1987)
- Take a Good Look (1990)
- The Steadfast Tin Soldier (HarperCollins, 1992) – picture book illustrated by Fred Marcellino, retelling the 1838 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, LCCN 92-52690
- The Wainscott Weasel (1993)
- Mean Margaret (1997)
- The Silent Spinbills (1998)
- The Revenge of Randal Reese-Rat (2001)
- The Brothers Below Zero (2002)
- Brain Boy and the Death Master (2003)
- Toes (2006)
- Gully's Travels (Scholastic, 2008), OCLC 192081861
- Firstborn (2015)
- Neal Stephenson. "Tor Seidler". Harpercollinschildrens.com. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- Neal Stephenson. "Tor Seidler". Harpercollins.com. Retrieved 2015-11-16. "Interview", evidently a linked PDF file that is not available 2015-11-16.
- Jean Westmoore (December 7, 1997). "Worthwhile Additions to a Young Reader's Library". The Buffalo News. Archive copy at HighBeam Research available by subscription only. Opening fragment does not mention Seidler 2015-11-16.
- "Tor Seidler". Kidsreads.com. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- Leonard Klady (March 19, 1998). "A Rat’s Tale". Variety (variety.com). Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- "'Ice Age' Makers To Produce 'Wainscott Weasel'". www.killermovies.com. KillerMovies. November 22, 2003.
- Ryan Ball (August 23, 2006). "Fox Falls for Joyce's Leaf Men". Animation Magazine (animationmagazine.net). Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- "Clients: Tor Seidler". Gillian MacKenzie Agency. Retrieved 2015-11-16.