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Ridley Pearson

Born March 13, 1953

 
 
Ridley Pearson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Ridley Pearson Marker
Inscription.  Ridley Pearson's initial success came in crime fiction, with series heroes like Detective Lou Boldt or standalone novels such as "The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer," which topped best-seller lists in 2002. After Pearson read "Peter Pan" to his daughter in their St. Louis home, he co-wrote 2004's "Peter and the Starcatchers," a prequel to "Peter Pan" that spawned a best-selling series and a Broadway adaptation that won 5 Tony awards. In 2005 Pearson introduced young fans to "Kingdom Keepers," a Disney-themed adventure series. A writer who never failed to thrill his audience, Ridley Pearson captivated readers of all ages by always focusing on telling a compelling story.
 
Erected 2018 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Walk of Fame series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2002.
 
Location. 38° 39.345′ N, 90° 18.114′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Delmar
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Boulevard and Limit Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Delmar Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6259 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sally Benson (here, next to this marker); Cool Papa Bell (a few steps from this marker); Gerald Early (a few steps from this marker); Doris Roberts (a few steps from this marker); Robert McFerrin, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); From Humble Beginnings, a World Class Street Is Born! (within shouting distance of this marker); Visit The Loop! (within shouting distance of this marker); William "Bill" Clay (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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