[LMB] Vorkosiverse YA and children's books

J-Mag Guthrie j-mag at brokersys.com
Thu, 7 Feb 2002 11:27:26 -0600


On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 04:20:42PM +0000, echelbar at execpc.com wrote:
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> I asked:
> > > what child or YA story concepts from the
> > > current canon would you like to see written?
> > > And do you have a children's or YA author
> > > you'd want to see tackle the
> > > Vorkosiverse?
> 
> Royce suggested:
> >I'd love to see a "Young Piotr" series.
> >  Or Cordelia in her youth on Beta Colony.
> >  Or "The Koudelka Sisters Adventures."
> 
> I like that latter.  

Me, too.  It could be the next "Babysitters Club".

> As for children's books, how about
> "Ivan and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" by Judith
> Viorst (I hope I spelled her name right) with Miles and Elena taking
> the roles of Alexander's two older brothers?

Ook!

I would like to see young Gregor becoming Emperor.  As a diary/journal
sort of thing.  
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