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Noel Langley

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(1911 - 1980)

Noel Langley

Noel Langley was born in South Africa and became a Broadway playwright as well as an author and screenwriter. His most famous screenplay was The Wizard of Oz.



Bibliography

The Land of Green Ginger (1966)

A fantasy in the mold of the Arabian Nights Entertainment.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Land of Green Ginger (1975)

In this revised version, the original chapter 8 has been dropped. This leaves seven fewer illustrations. The rear cover is new. This edition was re-issued by Faber and Faber in 2001.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Land of Green Ginger (1977)

An adventure story in the mold of Arabian Nights Entertainment. This is a hardcover version of the text of the 1966 edition.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Somebody’s Rocking My Dreamboat (1949)

A group of women flee England on a tramp steamer during WWII.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Hazel Pynegar
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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There’s a Porpoise Close Behind Us (1948)

A “book about the theatre proper; tinged with bitter, brittle wit and hard philosophy” (sic). Dust jacket by Ardizzone.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The True and Pathetic History of Desbarollda the Waltzing Mouse (1947)

A mock heroic tale in an exalted 18th century style.

Author(s): Noel Langley
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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