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Peter John Stephens (31 July 1912 in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire – 11 June 2002) is known for his historical fiction books for teens and three children’s books. He was also a poet, a lyricist for operas and musicals, and a playwright with an off-Broadway play, "A Power of Dreams” in which Anne Meara of Stiller and Meara starred. He is the brother of Richard Waring, the Hollywood actor, and son of Thomas E. Stephens, whose portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower hangs in the Smithsonian Gallery of Presidents and Evelyn Mary Waring. Retaining his British citizenship, Peter John wrote articles for the British Information Service, Rockefeller Center, New York City.

He was married briefly to the novelist, Henrietta Buckmaster. Then to Marcia Nichols Holden, a foster daughter of Harry Sidney Nichols, was a poet and editor. Her son from a previous marriage was Anton Holden, Emmy winning sound editor and the author of “Prince Valium”, Stein and Day, 1982. They had two children Dylan Stephens and Gillian Stephens, both musicians. Divorced in 1968 and moving to England, he married Eliane Falconi, an opera singer. They had one child, Dilys Stephens, an artist. He died of prostate cancer in Streatham, London.

His paternal great-great grandfather, Matthew Stephens, was a successful Welsh smuggler in Barry.

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Total Books: 14
2003 - Thief-takers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780245504488
ISBN-10: 0245504486

1978 - Lillapig [Picture Puffin] (Paperback)Hardcover
Faster Than Anything
1974 - Faster Than Anything [Beginning to Read S] (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780510085209
ISBN-10: 0510085202

Faster Than Anything
1974 - Faster Than Anything [Beginning to Read] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780510085216
ISBN-10: 0510085210

1972 - Lillapig [Beginning to Read S] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1972 - Lillapig [Beginning to Read] (Hardcover)Paperback
Perrely Plight
1966 - Perrely Plight (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689204203
ISBN-10: 0689204205

Battle for destiny
Battle for Destiny [Time, place & action] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233960449
ISBN-10: 0233960449

Crime of Jairus Posey
Crime of Jairus Posey [Time, Place & Action S] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233961194
ISBN-10: 0233961194

Shadow Over Welesmere Gap [TIME, PLACE & ACTION S] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233963358
ISBN-10: 0233963359

A shot from a sling
A Shot From a Sling (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233966243
ISBN-10: 0233966242

Perrely Plight
Perrely Plight (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780582155244
ISBN-10: 058215524X