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.