Linda Salisbury

Linda Salisbury is a versatile and prolific author writing for both adults and children. Her award-winning children's books―the Bailey Fish Adventure series and Mudd Saves the Earth―have garnered numerous national awards and honors and she is sought-after for school programs and speaking events. And, tapping into her reservoir of humor and understanding of people, she's written the comic Mother's: A novel of hoarding, friending and mischief, and a collection of favorite witty columns in But You Don't Look Funny, which delighted newspaper readers for twenty-two years.
      Aside from her books, Salisbury is now a free-lance writer and musician, who enjoys boating, travel, her family and cats. Enjoy her world!

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Sword and Broom

"I am so impressed with your book on JML. What a wonderful read! I really loved  it."
Marcia DePalma
Brownhelm (Ohio) Historical Association

“I just finished reading your book and well understand why you won the award. Congratulations. It is a beautifully researched and written story of a truly remarkable human being. It also provides great insight into the slave issues leading up to and after the Civil War. It is an inspiring account of how an individual can overcome incredible obstacles when sufficiently determined. Many thanks for a compelling read. The photographs add a lot." --Charles Stipp

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Wonderful national honor!IP Bronze Award

Winner of bronze medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards

Wonderful national honor!
Foreword Review’s Indies Silver Winner in Young Adult Nonfiction

Story Board

Ghost of the Chicken Coop Theater was read on Indiana Public Radio’s excellent StoryBoard radio show for children in 2013).

Linda Salisbury

Linda Salisbury’s books continue to receive national awards and honors. Ghost of the Chicken Coop Theater was selected by Indiana Public Radio’s StoryBoard to be read during the program’s second season. Earthquake Surprise earned a bronze medal in the 2012 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards in preteen fiction. Salisbury was also one of four authors invited to participate at Longwood University’s 2013 Summer Literacy Institute. Photo at left pictures Linda Salisbury and Wendy Green, a teacher and graduate student at Longwood, standing next Wendy’s creative display board about Linda and her books. Boards by other students are in the background.

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