PARKER, Richard

PARKER, Richard
   UK writer for children. His The Hendon Fungus (1968) is about fungal specimens from abroad proliferating in England, feeding on calcium, and thus crumbling buildings of stone, concrete, etc. The Old Powder Line (1971) is a fantasy featuring a train as a time machine. A Time to Choose(1973) presents two children forced to pick between double lives in ALTERNATE WORLDS, one pleasant, the other ours.
   Other works: M For Mischief and Spell Seven (1971), both tales of magic.

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