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.

Selected Bibliography

  • 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)

Children's Books

  • Captain Annabel (2004)

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