Allan E. Eckert

The Works of Allan W. Eckert

Nonfiction

  • The Writer’s Digest Course in Article Writing, Writer’s Digest, 1962.
  • The Writer’s Digest Course in Short Story Writing, Writer’s Digest, 1965.
  • The Owls of North America: All the Species and Subspecies Described and Illustrated, illustrations by Karl E. Karalus, Doubleday, 1974, new edition, 1975, reprinted as The Owls of North America, North of Mexico: All the Species and Subspecies Illustrated in Color and Fully Described, illustrations by Karalus, Weathervane, 1987.
  • The Wading Birds of North America: All the Species and Subspecies Described and Illustrated, illustrations by Karalus, Doubleday, 1979, published as The Wading Birds of North America (North of Mexico), illustrations by Karalus, Weathervane, 1987.
  • Earth Treasures: Where to Collect Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils in the United States, Volume 1: The Northeastern Quadrant, Volume 2: The Southeastern Quadrant, Volume 3: The Northwestern Quadrant, Volume 4: The Southwestern Quadrant, Perennial Library, 1987.

Novels

  • The Dreaming Tree, Little, Brown, 1968.
  • The HAB Theory (science fiction), Little, Brown, 1976.
  • The Scarlet Mansion, Little, Brown, 1985.
  • Return To Hawk’s Hill:  A Novel, Little, Brown, 1998.

Documentary Fiction

  • The Great Auk (Reader’s Digest Condensed Book Club selection), Little, Brown, 1963.
  • The Silent Sky: The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, Little, Brown, 1965.
  • Wild Season, Little, Brown, 1967.
  • Bayou Backwaters, Doubleday, 1968.
  • The Crossbreed (Reader’s Digest Condensed Book Club selection), Little, Brown, 1968.
  • In Search of a Whale, Doubleday, 1970.
  • The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone, Little, Brown, 1973.
  • Johnny Logan: Shawnee Spy, Little, Brown, 1983.
  • Opals, John Wiley and Sons (New York City), 1997.

Historical Narratives

  • A Time of Terror: The Great Dayton Flood, Little, Brown, 1965.
  • The Frontiersmen (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1967.
  • Wilderness Empire (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1969.
  • The Conquerors (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1971.
  • The Wilderness War (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1978.
  • Gateway to Empire (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1982.
  • Twilight of Empire: A Narrative (“Winning of America” series), Little, Brown, 1988.
  • A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh, Bantam, 1992, limited edition published as Sorrow of the Heart: The Life of Tecumseh, 1992.
  • That Dark and Bloody River: Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley, Bantam, 1995.

For Children And Young Adults

  • The King Snake (nature novel), Little, Brown, 1968.
  • Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees, Little, Brown, 1969.
  • Incident at Hawk’s Hill (novel; Reader’s Digest Condensed Book Club selection), Little, Brown, 1971.
  • Savage Journey (novel), Little, Brown, 1979.
  • Song of the Wild (novel), Little, Brown, 1980.
  • Whattizzit? Nature Pun Quizzes, Landfall Press, 1981.
  • The Dark Green Tunnel (“Mesmerian Annals” series), Little, Brown, 1984.
  • The Wand: The Return to Mesmeria, (“Mesmerian Annals” series), Little, Brown, 1985.

Other

  • Tecumseh! (play), Little, Brown, 1974.  https://www.tecumsehdrama.com/
  • Author of more than 200 television scripts for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom (1963 – 1988).  https://www.wildkingdom.com/main.html
  • Author of screenplays including The Legend of Koo-Tan, 1971, Wild Journey, 1972, The Kentucky Pioneers, 1972, and George Rodgers Clark, 1973.
  • Contributor of more than 200 articles to periodicals.

Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2001.
Gale Database: Contemporary Authors

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