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Carol Carrick (1935–2013)

Author of Patrick's Dinosaurs

Includes the names: Carrick Carol, Carrol Carrick

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Carol Carrick was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on May 20, 1935. She received a degree in advertising art from Hofstra University in 1957. After college, she worked as a layout and mechanical artist at several New York advertising agencies and at Coronet magazine. Her first book, The Old Barn, was published in 1966 and was primarily a vehicle for her husband Donald F. Carrick's illustrations. They collaborated on 37 books before his death in 1989 including Sleep Out, Ben and the Porcupine, Two Very Little Sisters, and Stay Away from Simon. She wrote nine more books after that including Mothers Are Like That and The Polar Bears Are Hungry, which were illustrated by her son Paul. She died due to complications from a stroke on June 6, 2013 at the age of 78. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Patrick's Dinosaurs
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Patrick's Dinosaurs 783 copies, 7 reviews
Norman Fools the Tooth Fairy 220 copies, 3 reviews
Valentine 159 copies, 2 reviews
Big Old Bones: A Dinosaur Tale 134 copies, 3 reviews
The Accident 108 copies, 17 reviews
Stay Away from Simon! 101 copies, 4 reviews
Sleep Out 94 copies, 1 review
Lost in the Storm 84 copies, 1 review
Ben and the Porcupine 83 copies, 1 review
Whaling Days 71 copies, 2 reviews
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp 56 copies, 1 review
Mothers Are Like That 54 copies, 3 reviews
Paul's Christmas Birthday 49 copies, 1 review
Old Mother Witch 45 copies, 2 reviews
The Foundling 44 copies, 1 review
Left Behind 39 copies, 1 review
In the Moonlight, Waiting 38 copies, 7 reviews
The Washout 38 copies, 1 review
The Polar Bears Are Hungry 31 copies, 2 reviews
Octopus 25 copies
The Climb 24 copies, 1 review
Dark and Full of Secrets 24 copies, 2 reviews
What a Wimp! 22 copies
Swamp Spring 18 copies
Melanie 18 copies, 2 reviews
A Rabbit for Easter 16 copies, 1 review
The Pond 14 copies
Maxie's Cat 14 copies
Blue Lobster 12 copies
Beach Bird 12 copies
Some Friend! 12 copies
Two Coyotes 10 copies
The Brook 10 copies
Banana Beer 5 copies
The Dirt Road 3 copies
The Old Barn 2 copies
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