Learn about John Reynolds Gardiner, Children's Author
John Reynolds Gardiner, Children's Author, passed away in 2006, leaving behind a wife and children. They chose to commemorate his life as a fiction author by providing information about his life and children's books. The author from Huntington Beach, California, wrote primarily to students in fourth through sixth grades.
He received a lot of feedback from teachers who were so glad to know that, despite his low grades in English classes, he still loved to tell stories. When people asked him how he wrote his stories, he replied that he simply told them. His ability to relate to children was admired by teachers who encountered him and his books.