Norton entered western reserve university now case western reserve university in 1930 but two years later began an 18year career as a childrens librarian at the. About andre norton for well over a half century, andre norton has been one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. With series such as time traders, solar queen, forerunner, beast master, crosstime, and janus, as well as many. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Andre norton is an excellent story teller, and although her writing reflects popular usages of the time, now, 40 years later. Buy a cheap copy of star ka at book by andre norton. The story is a blend of science fiction with sword and sorcery, continuing the premise that norton introduced in the crossroads of time, mingling technologically advanced aliens from earth with the natives of the faroff world gorth and a native culture that has achieved the. This is one of norton s central control books, which lay out the history of a galactic empire through events suggested by norton s understanding of terran history see also star guard. She also wrote her first novel, ralestone luck, which was published in 1938. Star kaat world by andre norton and dorothy madlee pocket books, 1979 price i paid.
In fact, fred patten has judged her science fiction sexist. Star kaat by andre norton, dorothy madlee, 1976, walker edition, in english. Andre norton and dorothy madlees star kaat books in order. Washington dc during the cold war with things heating up. One of the best of the andre norton books, this book takes you through the insanely epic journey of garan, who serves as the link between two planets. She wrote primarily under the pen name andre norton, but also under andrew north and allen weston.
Star soldiers by andre norton this is a work of fiction. Her real name was andre alice norton and she was born alice mary norton. Norton is clearly a charmer, and gethers tells his story with contagious affectionwill warm the heart of any confirmed catlover. Star born is a science fiction novel by american writer andre norton, first published in 1957 by world publishing company of cleveland. Star kaat world star kaat book 2 kindle edition by norton, andre, madlee, dorothy. Andre norton mines the fertile ground of arthurian legend, and the result is a very enjoyable tale. Click to read more about star ka at by andre norton. Norton has many accolades to her name which she got through her successful writing career.
Click to read more about star kaat by andre norton. Now revisiting it as an adult i am no less impressed and enchanted than i was as a child. For well over a half century, andre norton 19122005 was one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Andre norton biography life, children, name, history.
This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. There are 2 more books in this series star kaat world and star kaat and the plant peoplethat any kid would love. The series chronicles their adventures on the star kaat world. On this strange world, work is done by machines, which are controlled by thoughts from kaats. Andre norton download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. For a full list of nortons books, see andre norton bibliography. The washington post book world before peter gethers met norton, the publisher, screenwriter, and author was a confirmed cathater. Presumed to be science fiction because of references to space ships, rocket engines, and stunners, the books are really adventure stories in which futuristic technology is a prop but is in fact nonessential to the plot. But jim, unhappy about their dependency on their kaat hosts and their difficulties in learning to mindsend, drags her. Tiro, the team leader and first scout, mer an assistant scout. She was also the first woman to be the gandalf grand master. Show more they were the star kaats, a superintelligent race of cats from outer space.
Andre norton 19122005 was an american author of science fiction and fantasy. With series such as time traders, forerunner, beast master, and the central control series comprised of the books star rangers and star guard, her tales of adventure have drawn countless readers to science fiction. Although billed as the conclusion to miller and nortons oak, yew, ash and rowan cycle, this fifth installment after 2005s dragon blade is a clichestrewn mess that resolves few of the many plotlines. Lura, the telepathic mountain cat, is the first in a series of intelligent, helpful animals who. Andre norton was a noteworthy american writer of fantasy and science fiction genre. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail paperback view more info. Star rangers, also known as the last planet, is a science fiction novel by the american author andre norton. Writeup from the front flap of 1981 dustjacket when jim evans and elly mae brown joined forces with the superior and benevolent race of kaats, a large contingent of earth cats joined them in their journey from earth to the kaat home on the planet zimmorrah. Click download or read online button to get andre norton book now.
Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. Star kaat star kaat book 1 kindle edition by andre norton. Star kaat this is the first book in the four book star kaat series. Buy a cheap copy of star ka ats and the winged warriors book by andre norton. Consider, for example, the two dragonfall 5 books by brian earnshaw, a british author. Andre alice norton was an american writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works. Jim and elly mae transported to tiro and merans world, zimmorah. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Star kaat star kaat book 1 kindle edition by norton. Im hoping some day to read everything andre norton signed her name to. Knight or knave 2nd novel in the cycle of oak, yew, ash, and rowan series by andre norton. Andre norton 19122005 a science fiction novella depicting a thrilling catandmouse game which plays out between a credulous young man and an interstellar safari leader, as the two take up an unanticipated adventure on the mysterious planet jumala.
Two earth children are taken to the world of the star kaats, intelligent, telepathic cat creatures. For well over a half century, andre norton has been one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Andre norton was born alice mary norton in cleveland, ohio, the daughter of rug company owner and his wife. Andre norton, who has died aged 93, is nowadays recognised as one of the most popular writers of young adult fantasy and sciencefiction. Andre norton has never to my knowledge called herself a feminist. This book has a cowriter, meaning the cowriter probably actually wrote the book, and it is marketed as childrens literaturetwo minuses. I see they are all available here on mobileread as well, so if i cant handle the formatting from amazon, i will definitely download these. The book of andre norton contains, among others, the toads of grimmerdale, long live lord kor. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading star kaat star kaat book 1. Writeup from the front flap of the 2001 dustjacket.
Andre norton was the first woman to be sfwa grand master and the first to be inducted to the science fiction and fantasy hall of fame. Andre norton free books for your kindle, tablet, ipad, pc or mobile. Two intriguing stray cats communicate with jim and elly mae, convincing. Top 10 books by andre norton best book recommendations. Jim, a recent orphan, elly mae, a young girl who lives with her sickly granny star kaats. But when two children cross their path, the star kaats suddenly find their plans might have to change. Andre norton was born alice mary norton in cleveland, ohio, the daughter of rug company owner. I never no ways spected we would come to such a fine, fine place as this. A deadly danger jim and elly mae are exploring the planet zimmorrah, home of their super cat friends, the star ka ats suddenly elly mae senses that someone is hurt and crying for help she cannont send her thoughts to this strange being, as she can to a ka at, but she can feel its desperate need. Star kaat star kaat book 1 kindle edition by norton, andre, madlee, dorothy. Two intriguing stray cats communicate with jim and elly mae, convincing them that the cats are aliens from another planet. They had come to earth on a special mission to devise a way to rescue cats from earth if humans destroy the planet. For one he stands between their planets doom, and for another, he is the link to their ancient past. Star kaat mass market paperback jan 01, 1977 norton, andre.
These works were written or edited by the american fiction writer andre norton andre alice norton, born alice mary norton, 19122005. There was something strange about the way they looked at jim and elly, as if they could see inside their minds and knew exactly what they were thinking. In this sequel to star kaat, the pet humans on the star kaat homeworld begin to question their status as tolerated pets, discriminated against because they dont have the same kind of minds as their feline hosts. My 8 yo and 10 yo grandsons both enjoyed the books, but both read very far above their grade levels. Madlee, dorothy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading star kaat world star kaat book 2. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Dorothy madlee teamed up with andre in 1976 to pen the first book in a four book series about kaats, telepathic alien star faring cats. She was the first female to win the gandalf grand master award in 1977 and was also awarded the damon knight memorial grand master award from the sfwa in 1983. Writeup from the front flap of the 1979 dustjacket jim evans and elly mae brown, orphans from earth, cast their lot with tiro and mer, two superintelligent feline beings called kaats, on the kaat planet, zimmorrah. Since her first sf novels were published in the 1940s, her adventure sf has enthralled readers young and old. Star ka at by andre norton, dorothy madlee, 1976, walker edition, in english star ka at 1976 edition open library.
She began writing while she was in high school, and she was the editor of a literary page in the schools paper. Star kaat by andre norton, dorothy madlee, bernard colonna. While her bestknown work has been done in the field of fantasy and science fiction, her creative canon also in. These works were written or edited by the american fiction writer andre norton before 1960. Books go search your store deals store gift cards sell help. This book held true to the magic and wonder i remember from reading it as a child. Her other popular book series included the beast master and star ka at novels. The star ka ats make an interplanetary journey to another ka at colony where life forms have grown to monstrous proportions and nearly exterminated the ka at. It is told from the point of view of the young merlin myrddin, in andre norton s usual comingofage theme. Kindle star kaat world author andre norton motyourdrive.
Request for question clarification by citizendafga on 04 jun 2002. Andre norton was born to adalbert freely norton and bertha stem norton. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictio. Note that the last refuge of the hsi on zimmorah is typical of norton s nightmare vision of cities. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Works by andre norton published exclusively at edit. Apr 19, 2015 star kaat world by andre norton and dorothy madlee pocket books, 1979 price i paid. Before 1960 she used the pen name andrew north several times and, jointly with grace allen hogarth, allen weston once. Buy star kaat reissue by andre norton, dorothy madlee isbn. Norton won most of science fiction and fantasys highest awards. Searching for the source of the cry, jim and elly mae are drawn to a remote ia deadly danger jim and. Andre norton has been writing for more than sixtyfive years and has authored, coauthored, or edited some two hundred novels and anthologies.
Norton and madler wrote a series of books about some felinoids from the planet zimmorrah alien cats with special powers. Star kaat by andre norton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Jim and elly mae attend preschool jim and elly mae learn about psionics the his the city of the dead i recommend this book and series for andre norton fans and bright. Star kaat star kaat book 1 kindle edition by andre norton, dorothy madlee. The two children adopted by alien felines in star kaat 1976 now find themselves on the kaats greenskied planetof which black elly mae declares i do believe this here must be some sorta dream. Star kaat world star kaat book 2 kindle edition by. Go search countdown to black friday sale christmas. Her first science fiction novel, star mans son, 2250 a. Science fiction for readers aged 7 to 10 continues to be difficult to find. Andre alice norton born alice mary norton, february 17, 1912 march 17, 2005 was an american writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction. In this sequel to star ka at, the pet humans on the star ka at homeworld begin to question their status as tolerated pets, discriminated against because they dont have the same kind of minds as their feline hosts.
Star kaat world by andre norton, dorothy madlee, 1978, walker edition, in english. Mar, 2020 andre norton, prolific bestselling american author of sciencefiction and fantasy adventure novels for both juveniles and adults. She used to love writing novels based on romance and adventure genres as well. Their relationship plunges jim and elly mae into adventures living on the kaat planet and helping kaats and other aliens. Star kaat by andre norton, dorothy madlee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A search query can be a title of the book, a name of the. Jim and elly mae travel to a distant planet as guests of tiro and mermembers of a superintelligent race of kaats. I havent read them yet but have downloaded the works of andre norton from amazon which contains both the ralestone luck book and her drew rennie cowboy series.671 796 1276 181 745 1202 481 259 1217 1022 1471 1004 845 1480 779 237 124 388 32 318 256 1586 1054 1537 736 225 1102 740 827 338 1155 829 1133 185 104 1422 129 251 1391 1347 500