Parker, Neal (1956 - )
Genre: Children's Literature, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Stories, Young Adult
Neal Parker was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1956. As a teenager, he began sailing traditional sea craft, becoming a licensed captain at the age of 20. He has skippered several schooners and other traditional craft and has had a career as a ship restorer and model ship builder.
He has authored several books, fiction and non-fiction, for children and adults.
- Wendameen : the Life of an American Schooner from 1912 to the Present (2002)
- The Fisherman of Kinsale, or the Adventure of Barney O'Reirdon (2006)
- The Lobsterman and the U.F.O. : a Story in Three Parts (2006)
- The Butcher's Pig (2007)
- The Strange Perils of Ruth and Hawkins. Book 1, The Blue Lobster (2007)
- Captain Annabel (2004)