Fred the Skeleton has something up his sleeve! To celebrate the publication of The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee, Elinor is heading back to An Unlikely Story Bookstore & Café in Plainville, MA (111 South Street) on Saturday, September 8th.
Celebrate the end of summer with a hunt for literary treasure! From the acclaimed author of The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin comes a funny, heartfelt, rip-roaring puzzle box of an adventure about grit, guts, and gold. LAUNCH PARTY The
The Secrets of Galen’s Anatomy In Chapter Four of The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee, Jenny and Pandora unearth a mysterious medical textbook called Galen’s Anatomy in Doc Magee’s office. Galen was an ancient Greek physician, one of the founding
Otago Gold Rush (1861-1864) It may be a rollicking tall tale, but The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee has deep roots in New Zealand history. In May of 1861, an Australian miner named Gabriel Read was prospecting in a creek
A Real New Zealand Gold Rush Town Arrowtown is the inspiration for Jenny’s hometown of Eden in The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee. The settlement lies nestled in the Southern Alps, with mountains all around: “To picture the world where
Children’s Fiction OTAGO GOLD RUSH The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee by Elinor Teele The small, run-down town of Eden is the only place Jenny Burns has ever called home. The roots of the trees are in her bones, the
International Middle Grade Fiction NEW ZEALAND’S OTAGO GOLD RUSH The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee by Elinor Teele The small, run-down town of Eden is the only place Jenny Burns has ever called home. The roots of the trees are
Storyteller. Folklorist. Musician. When it comes to Kam and Lok’s life in Eden, special thanks must be paid to William David “Charlie” Chin. His insights into The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee were invaluable in the draft stage. It was
The Bard from Narrambla Born in 1864, Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson was a solicitor, author, war correspondent, and composer. But above all, he was a bush poet. His subjects were the rough and tumble horsemen of his youth; his lands
Idaho Artist & Children’s Illustrator Adore the cover of The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee? You are not alone! This wonderful depiction of Jenny & Pandora in the mountains is the work of Forrest Dickison, a full-time illustrator and artist.