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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"Not only was Langston handsome, but as a speaker and public servant in the deepest sense, he was Superman on steroids! I'm so glad to know about him - not least because I doubt I would have plowed through his entire autobiography at this point so the young-adult version is perfect for me. What a gift you have given everyone who encounters the book and, through it, John Langston. I appreciate all the research you did to pull it together, including filling in some gaps when you were able to find supplemental information." --Molly Martindale, California

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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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