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About Alan

Writer, cartoonist, author of MILO: STICKY NOTES & BRAIN FREEZE (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin) and POND SCUM (Hyperion). 2008 James Thurber Children's Writer in Residence
I'm a recovering TV writer finding his way in the publishing world. The best part is reading aloud to kids. Oh, and going into bookstores and turning the covers face-out!

more info at www.silberbooks.com
Alan's Blog: Adventures in POND SCUM - Recent Posts
Time flies while you're staring at the calendar wishing your book would hurry up and be published!The Awesome Almost 100% True Adventures of Matt & Craz is just a week away and I'm pretty excited about releasing it into the world! (Okay, North... Read the rest of this post
Well it's almost March...which means April can't be that far off (31 days to be exact). And what happens in April besides baseball season kicking off (Go Sox!)?My new book, THE AWESOME ALMOST 100% TRUE ADVENTURES OF MATT AND CRAZ will be... Read the rest of this post
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1. Pond Scum (Hardcover)
    Author: Alan Silberberg
    Publisher: Hyperion
Ages 9-12 10/02/2005
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1. Pond Scum (Paperback)
    Author: Alan Silberberg
    Publisher: Hyperion
Ages 9-12 4/18/2007
Alan said: Enter the world of the pond where 11 year old Oliver learns to make friends for the first time in his life. Oh - and he can turn into any animal he touches. Cool.
tags: I wrote
40 Reviews  
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Comment by Gail Fattori on 8/30/2011 at 12:39 AM:
Congrats! I am truly happy for you.
Comment by Patricia Wentling on 7/26/2011 at 2:18 PM:
Hi Alan, congratulations on your success!
Comment by Michael Fudge on 7/26/2011 at 1:26 PM:
Congrats on the good news with your publication!!!
Comment by Diana Levin on 10/13/2010 at 3:15 PM:
Alan, nice to meet you as well
Comment by Medeia Sharif on 12/22/2009 at 6:38 PM:
Hi, Alan. Great website and trailer.
Comment by Laura J. Holman on 8/21/2009 at 12:22 AM:
Thanks for the compliment and friendship!
Comment by Donna McDine on 6/10/2009 at 3:39 PM:
Hi Alan: Happy to connect at JF. Great title!
Comment by James Messer on 5/19/2009 at 9:03 AM:

I hope you enjoy my new art!
Comment by Alice Kaltman on 4/3/2009 at 3:10 PM:
Hey Alan,
I finally finished Pond Scum. Totally fun, engaging, hip, ingenious and touching. I loved it. Keep up the good writing work, hope to see/read more from you!
Comment by irene brodsky on 3/8/2009 at 10:25 PM:
i would like to be friends. i am a poetry teacher and author of Poetry Unplugged (Outskirts Press)
irene brodsky
Comment by Alice Kaltman on 3/7/2009 at 5:40 PM:
Hey Alan,
I'm finally reading Pond Scum, and thoroughly enjoying it! Hey, will this end up a movie too? I could totally see it with a Pixar/Disney kinda vibe.
More (praise I'm sure)when I finish,
-Alice K.
Comment by James Messer on 2/25/2009 at 1:23 PM:
Just checking in how are things dadio?
Comment by Aida Ruzana on 2/7/2009 at 11:52 PM:
Hello can u tell me me what can i do the book when i add it?
Comment by James Messer on 2/2/2009 at 12:18 PM:
Thanks twice! once for the acceptance! and the other for the praise!

Comment by Marcus Riedner on 11/12/2008 at 12:52 PM:
Hola Alan,
Nice to see a fellow Canadian, I'm over in Calgary Alberta!
If you need any info or help with digital publishing, or with anything online fire me a line. I work for an online publisher, and I do a lot of web/graphic design on the side. Always ready to help anyone int... more
Comment by Diana Evans on 3/6/2008 at 2:17 PM:
Hi Alan...
I just read the "writing stuff" section of your website and loved it...what a great way to start your love for writing...words are very powerful....congrats and goodluck with all your future endeavors...
p.s. I am so ready for Spring...another storm is coming Friday.... more
Comment by Diana Evans on 3/6/2008 at 10:09 AM:
Hi Alan....

nice to meet you too...I am a fan of your work!

Comment by Gregory Synstelien on 3/6/2008 at 1:41 AM:
I hate snow in March. I hate it in February, too. But mostly in March.
Comment by Carl Schwanke on 1/4/2008 at 5:28 PM:
Thanks for the welcome! I've just checked out your book. I'd love to review it for our blog, but it may take a while--we get awfully busy in the library. I'll let you know when I do.
Comment by Peter Hannan on 9/19/2007 at 5:48 PM:
thanks alan--
as you know, it's a long haul to on-air...
Comment by Tracy Grand on 6/11/2007 at 1:05 PM:
Thanks Alan for your baby wishes. I am reading my 7 and 10 year old Pond Scum right now and they LOVE it!
Best, Tracy
Comment by Michael Arguello on 5/18/2007 at 11:03 PM:
Hey Alan, how could it not be a best seller with a title like Pond Scum! Awesome, U.F
Comment by kit grady on 4/18/2007 at 5:37 PM:
go redsox

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