BirthdayMay 23, 1935

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Susan Cooper

    Full name: Susan Cooper
    Also known as: Susan Cooper, Cooper, Susan Mary, Susan Mary Cooper
    Professions: English American children's fantasy writer
    Occupation: Writer

  2. Susan Cooper Known for

    Foxfire (1987), The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007), To Dance with the White Dog (1993), The Dollmaker (1984)

  3. Susan Cooper Biography

    Susan Mary Cooper (born 23 May 1935) is an English-born American author of children's books. She is best known for The Dark Is Rising, a contemporary fantasy series set in England and Wales, which incorporates British mythology, such as the Arthurian legends, and Welsh folk heroes. For that work, in 2012 she won the lifetime Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association recognizing her contribution to writing for teens. In the 1970s two of the five novels were named the year's best English-language book with an "authentic Welsh background" by the Welsh Books Council.

  4. Susan Cooper Family

    Spouse: Nicholas Grant, Hume Cronyn his death

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