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Ronald L. Smith

Biography

Ronald L. Smith

Ronald L. Smith grew up on Air Force bases and lived in Japan, Maine, Alabama, Michigan, South Carolina, Delaware, Washington, DC, Illinois and a bunch of other places he doesn’t remember. After reading Ray Bradbury’s R IS FOR ROCKET and Eleanor Cameron’s WONDERFUL FLIGHT TO THE MUSHROOM PLANET as a kid, he fell in love with books. He hasn’t stopped reading since.

After working in advertising for over 20 years, he now writes books full-time.

Books by Ronald L. Smith

by Ronald L. Smith - Children's 10-12, Fairy Tale, Historical Fiction

Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell.  When a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, Hoodoo starts dreaming of the dead rising from their graves. Even worse, he soon learns the Stranger is looking for a boy…named Hoodoo.