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E. B. White MP (1899 - 1985)

"EB White", "E. B. White", "E.B. White", "Andy White"

Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White was an American writer. He was a contributor to The New Yorker magazine and a co-author of the English language style guide The Elements of Style , which is commonly known as...

5/24/2010 5/11/2017

Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn ) is an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide si...

3/16/2015 4/26/2017

Tim Pigott-Smith, OBE MP (1946 - 2017)

Tim Pigott-Smith was an English film and television actor and author. He was best known for his leading role as Ronald Merrick in the television drama series The Jewel in the Crown , for which he won t...

4/14/2017 4/14/2017

Tore Renberg , norsk forfatter og musiker. Aktiv som debattant og programleder i litterære fjernsynsprogram. Debuterte 1995 med kortprosasamlingen Sovende floke som ble tildelt Tarjei Vesaas' debutantp...

6/8/2013 1/8/2017

Ami Dolenz is an American television and film actor and producer, best known for her Young Artist Award-nominated work on General Hospital from 1987-1989. She is also the author and illustrator of the ...

3/8/2015 12/31/2016

Richard Adams MP (1920 - 2016)

Richard Adams, in full Richard George Adams (born May 9, 1920, Wash Common, Berkshire [now West Berkshire], England—died December 24, 2016), English author known for redefining anthropomorphic fiction,...

12/27/2016 12/28/2016

Don Calame MP

"Don Calame"

British Columbia, Canada

Official Biography Don Calame is an accomplished screenwriter and the award-winning author of four novels, Swim the Fly (Candlewick Press, 2009), Beat the Band (Candlewick Press, 2011), Call the Shot...

12/5/2016 12/6/2016

Meg Tilly MP

"Meg Tilly"

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Meg Tilly is a Canadian-American actor and novelist. For her role in the 1985 film Agnes of God , she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her o...

1/15/2013 12/5/2016

Author. One of Germany's leading creators of children's fiction. His sharp observations and dry humor have made his books popular with adults as well as young people. Kastner's best-known novels are ...

11/16/2016 11/16/2016

Yeardley Smith MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Yeardley Smith is a French-born American actress, voice actress, writer, author, comedian, and painter. She is best known for her long-running role as Lisa Simpson on the animated television series The...

4/17/2008 11/16/2016

Natalie Babbitt MP (1932 - 2016)

Natalie Babbitt was an American writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for writing the classic Tuck Everlasting . For her work as a children's writer, she was the U.S. nominee for the b...

5/11/2009 11/1/2016

Mordecai Richler MP (1931 - 2001)

Mordecai Richler, CC (January 27, 1931 – July 3, 2001) was a Canadian author, screenwriter and essayist. A leading critic called him "the great shining star of his Canadian literary generation" and a...

5/13/2008 10/27/2016

Stephen Colbert MP

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, United States

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced /koʊlˈbɛər/; born /ˈkoʊlbərt/ on May 13, 1964) is an Emmy-, Grammy-, and Peabody award-winning American political satirist, writer, comedian and television host. He i...

3/21/2010 10/25/2016

John Lithgow MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

John Arthur Lithgow, born October 19, 1945, is an American actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has been involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio. He a...

8/16/2011 10/25/2016

Bella Thorne MP


Bella Thorne is an American actor, singer, and author. She played Ruthy Spivey in the TV series My Own Worst Enemy , Tancy Henrickson in the fourth season of Big Love , and CeCe Jones on the Disney Cha...

4/23/2016 10/20/2016

Shel Silverstein MP (1930 - 1999)

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (/ˈsɪl.və.stiːn/;[1] September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)[2][3] was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books.[2] He...

9/30/2016 10/1/2016

Francesca Lia Block MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Francesca Lia Block is an American writer of adult and young-adult literature: fiction, short stories, screenplays and poetry. She is known best for the Weetzie Bat series — named after its first insta...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Sherman Alexie MP

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Sherman Alexie is an American poet, writer, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry from several tribes. He grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservat...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

Judy Blume MP

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, United States

Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman on February 12, 1938) is an American writer.[1] Her novels for children and young adults have exceeded sales of 80 million and have been translated into 32 languages.[...

6/16/2010 9/20/2016

Phyllis McGinley MP (1905 - 1978)

Phyllis McGinley (March 21, 1905 – February 22, 1978) was an American author of children’s books and poetry. She studied at the University of Southern California and the University of Utah in Sal...

3/12/2012 9/17/2016

Coretta Scott King MP (1927 - 2006)

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-Americ...

10/5/2007 9/9/2016

Geri Halliwell MP

"Ginger Spice", "Geri Horner"

England, United Kingdom

Popstar Geri Halliwell is the daughter of Laurence Francis Halliwell and Anna-Maria Halliwell (née Hidalgo), but her paternal grandfather's surname was, in fact, Sjövik. Her grandmother had an affair w...

1/18/2013 7/9/2016

Jacqueline Orr Rutherfurd MP (1923 - 2004)

Jacqueline Orr (1923-2004) was an accomplished artist and author. Her paintings were represented by Wally Finlay Gallery, New York, New York. She was the author of the children's book "You Can't Judg...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Ralph "Doc" Hubbard MP (1885 - 1980)

Ralph "Doc" Hubbard (June 22, 1886 – November 14, 1980) was involved in promoting and preserving Native American culture. He wrote two children's novels with Native American settings, Queer Person (193...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

[Downloaded 2010 from an online biography of Mitchell Dawson at ] Biography of Mitchell Dawson Chicago lawyer, poet, and author. Mitchell Dawson was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 13, 1890. He ...

7/27/2009 5/5/2016

E. Nesbit MP (1858 - 1924)

Edith Nesbit [From Wikipedia: ] Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit...

12/2/2011 3/9/2016

Carly Elisabeth Simon , born June 25, 1945 at New York City, New York. American singer-songwriter, musician, and children's author. She rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records, and has...

7/7/2007 12/7/2015

Sarah Josepha Hale MP (1788 - 1879)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...

4/5/2012 11/25/2015

Maria Dundas MP (1785 - 1842)

"Maria Graham", "Lady Callcott"

Maria Graham, later Lady Callcott Regency diarist, travel writer, artist and naval wife. British woman who was one of the first people to write about Chile, before anyone knew much about South America ...

4/15/2014 11/20/2015

Michael Edward Palin, CBE, FRGS From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Edward Palin, CBE, FRGS (pronounced /ˈpeɪlɨn/; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and televisio...

1/2/2015 9/3/2015

Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman MP (1909 - 1986)

"P. D. Eastman"

Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman (November 25, 1909 – January 7, 1986) was an American screenwriter, children's author, and illustrator. As an author, he is known primarily as P. D. Eastman. Early life ...

10/11/2008 8/18/2015

Alan Garner, OBE MP

Blackden, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom

Alan Garner OBE from Wikipedia Alan Garner OBE (born 17 October 1934) is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His w...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Anne Carroll Moore MP (1871 - 1961)


Anne Carroll Moore (July 12, 1871 – January 20, 1961)[1] was an American educator, writer and advocate for children's libraries. She created the site children's story book online. She was named Annie a...

7/28/2015 7/28/2015

Mildred Benson MP (1905 - 2002)

"pen name "Carolyn Keene""

Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 10, 1905 Ladora Iowa County Iowa, USA Death: May 28, 2002 Toledo Lucas County Ohio, USA Author. She is most commonly known as 'Carolyn Keene', author of 23 of the first...

7/16/2015 7/16/2015

Edward Stratemeyer MP (1862 - 1930)

en.wikipedia .... ; archives.nypl - Stratemeyer Syndicate records .... ; American author Edward Stratemeyer founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate, which published more than eighty juvenile fiction seri...

7/13/2012 6/22/2015

Alice Cooper Bailey MP (1890 - 1978)

Alice Cooper Bailey, wrote several articles and books including two Dutch folk stories, a popular Hawaiian children's book Kimo in 1928, and a biography of Robert Louis Stevenson in 1966. She was part ...

6/14/2015 6/14/2015

Jilly Cooper OBE (born 21 February 1937) is an English author. She started her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels, the first of which...

12/29/2011 6/9/2015

Catherine Storr MP (1913 - 2001)

Catherine Storr (born Catherine Cole; 21 July 1913 – 8 January 2001) was an English children's writer, best known for her novel Marianne Dreams and for a series of books about a wolf ineptly pursuing a...

1/10/2015 6/8/2015

Dorothy Kunhardt MP (1901 - 1979)

Dorothy Kunhardt (née Dorothy Meserve; September 29, 1901 – December 23, 1979) was an American children's-book author, best known for the baby book Pat the Bunny. She was also a historian and writer ...

4/14/2015 6/7/2015

Dorothy Aldis MP (1896 - 1966)

Dorothy Aldis (March 13, 1896 – July 4, 1966) was a children's author and poet.

6/7/2015 6/7/2015

J. K. Rowling MP

"J. K. Rowling", "Joanne Kathleen Rowling", "Jo"

J.K. Rowling - Wikipedia J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Website Joanne "Jo" Rowling , OBE ( born 31 July 1965 ), better known as J. K. Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Ha...

3/2/2008 6/4/2015

Ted Hughes OM MP (1930 - 1998)


Edward James Hughes OM , (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998), more commonly known as Ted Hughes, was an English poet and children's writer. Critics routinely rank him as one of the best poets of his gen...

12/20/2010 5/31/2015

Eleanor Farjeon MP (1881 - 1965)

Eleanor Farjeon (13 February 1881 – 5 June 1965) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by Edward Ardizzo...

4/16/2013 5/30/2015

Mabel Osgood Wright MP (1859 - 1934)

Mabel Osgood Wright (26 January 1859 – 16 July 1934) was an American author. Wright pioneered bird protection by establishing Birdcraft Sanctuary in 1914, near her home in Fairfield. The refuge is th...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Joan Delano Aiken MBE MP (1924 - 2004)

Joan Delano Aiken MBE (4 September 1924 – 4 January 2004) was an English writer, especially supernatural fiction and children's alternate history novels. For The Whispering Mountain, published by Jon...

9/13/2012 3/14/2015

Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard (June 21, 1850 – June 11, 1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which Beard later ...

6/1/2011 3/10/2015

Philip Pullman MP (1946 - d.)

Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is a British writer. He is the author of several best-selling books, most notably the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials and t...

3/1/2014 1/8/2015

Margaret Wise Brown MP (1910 - 1952)

Margaret Wise Brown (May 23, 1910 – November 13, 1952) was a prolific American author of children's literature, including the books Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, both illustrated by Clement H...

2/27/2009 1/4/2015

Howard Pyle MP (1853 - 1911)

Often regarded as the Father of American Illustration, Howard Pyle wrote and illustrated dozens of books, largely fairy tales, fables, and other stories, most notably the book, The Merry Adventures of ...

11/25/2007 11/2/2014

Marguerite Henry MP (1902 - 1997)

"Marguerite Henry"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marguerite Henry (April 13, 1902 – November 26, 1997) was an American writer of children's books. Her fifty-nine books based on true stories of horses and other ...

5/6/2014 5/6/2014

Sue Townsend MP (1946 - 2014)

Susan Lillian "Sue" Townsend, FRSL From Wikipedia (2 April 1946 – 10 April 2014) was an English novelist and playwright, best known as the author of the Adrian Mole books. Although her writing prim...

4/11/2014 4/11/2014

Kenneth Grahame (Author) MP (1859 - 1932)

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a British writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; bo...

5/11/2010 4/1/2014

Biographical Summary: "... Susan Fenimore Cooper (1813-1894), eldest daughter of James Fenimore Cooper and a distinguished writer and naturalist. She is best known for her nature diary of Cooperstown...

1/30/2009 1/26/2014

Susan Warner MP (deceased)

Susan Bogert Warner (July 11, 1819 – March 17, 1885), was an American evangelical writer of religious fiction, children's fiction, and theological works.

2/2/2013 10/5/2013

Enid Blyton MP (1897 - 1968)

"Waters", "Pollock"

Enid Blyton (11 Aug 1897- 28 Nov 1968) is pehaps on of the best known British writers who published over 600 children's or juvenile books in her 40-year career. Blyton's most famous series was The Famo...

10/20/2012 8/14/2013

Capt. Frederick Marryat MP (1792 - 1848)

Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August 1848) was an English Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea ...

8/2/2013 8/2/2013

Sarah Orne Jewett MP (1849 - 1909)

Sources: Sarah Orne Jewett House: Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned by her family since 1819. Jewett drew on the house fo...

2/18/2009 7/28/2013

DuBose Heyward MP (1885 - 1940)

Author. A noted Southern writer of the early 20th. century, he is remembered for his 1925 novel "Porgy" and for the subsequent libretto of George Gershwin's 1935 opera "Porgy and Bess". Most of what ...

7/18/2013 7/18/2013

Epes Sargent, VI MP (1813 - 1880)

Epes Sargent (1813–1880) was an American editor, poet and playwright. Summarized from Wikipedia : Epes Sargent was the son of Epes Sargent (1784–1853) and Hannah Dane Coffin (1787–1819), and was bo...

7/9/2013 7/10/2013

Christopher Awdry MP (1940 - d.)

Christopher Awdry b. 1940 Author of children's literature. He wrote The Railway Series #27-40 (Thomas the Tank Engine stories). His father, Wilbert Awdry, wrote The Railway Series #1-26. Profile ph...

7/5/2013 7/5/2013

Reverend W. Awdry MP (1911 - 1997)

"Rev. Wilbert Vere Awdry"

The Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997), was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author. Better known as the Reverend W. Awdry, he was the creator...

7/5/2013 7/5/2013

Henry William Williamson MP (1895 - 1977)

MR HENRY WILLIAMSON Creator of 'Tarka the Otter' Mr Henry Williamson, the novelist and writer of nature stories, died on August 13. He was 81. He achieved eminence as a writer as long ago as 1928...

11/30/2011 7/4/2013

Henry Winkler MP

"Fonzie", "The Fonz", "Fonz"

Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie on the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. "The Fonz," a leather-clad greaser and auto mechanic, started out as a minor character at the show's beginning but ...

9/28/2011 7/4/2013

Mary Wollstonecraft MP (1759 - 1797)

"I am going to be the first of a new genus. I am not born to tread in the beaten track - the peculiar bent of my nature pushes me on" Mary Wollstonecraft in letter to Everina, 1774 Mary Wollstonecr...

12/3/2008 7/4/2013

Wilhelm Carl Grimm MP (1786 - 1859)

Wilhelm Carl Grimm (also Karl; 24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859) was a German author, the younger of the Brothers Grimm. Wilhelm Carl Grimm (also Karl;[a] 24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859) was ...

10/23/2009 7/3/2013

Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm MP (1785 - 1863)

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (also Karl; 4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) was a German philologist, jurist and mythologist. He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author (with his brother...

10/23/2009 7/3/2013

Herbert George "H.G." Wells MP (1866 - 1946)

"Bertie", "H.G. Wells"

Wiki: Herbert George "H.G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other gen...

1/24/2012 7/3/2013

Mark Twain MP (1835 - 1910)

"Mark Twain", "Mark Twain & Josh"

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, wrote grand tales about Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the mighty Mississippi River. He became nothing less than a national treasur...

9/4/2007 7/3/2013

Lewis Carroll MP (1832 - 1898)

"Lewis Carroll"

Lewis Carroll Society " Lewis Carroll ", Westminster Abbey Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll , was an English author, ...

8/22/2009 7/3/2013

Jonathan Swift MP (1667 - 1745)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and...

10/26/2008 7/2/2013

Robert Louis Stevenson MP (1850 - 1894)


Robert Louis Stevenson was born to Thomas and Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. From the beginning he was sickly. Through much of his childhood he was attended by hi...

11/5/2010 7/2/2013

Dr. Seuss MP (1904 - 1991)

"Dr. Seuss", "Theo LeSieg", "Rosetta Stone"

Theodor Seuss Geisel was the author and illustrator of many popular children's books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Here are just a few titles of his books: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish;...

3/24/2008 7/2/2013

Maurice Sendak MP (1928 - 2012)

One of the most successful illustrators of the 20th century. Since 1951 his 90-odd titles have sold nearly 30m copies in the US alone. His renowned work Where the Wild Things Are (1963), with worldwi...

5/8/2012 7/2/2013

Carl Sandburg MP (1878 - 1967)

Author. Poet. Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois. Born Charles Sandburg Links Find A Grave Wikipedia

5/11/2010 7/2/2013

Cotton Mather (February 12, 1663 – February 13, 1728; A.B. 1678, Harvard College; A.M. 1681, honorary doctorate 1710, University of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New England Purit...

7/18/2007 7/2/2013

Jack London MP (1876 - 1916)

"John Griffith"

Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide...

1/4/2009 7/2/2013

C.S. Lewis MP (1898 - 1963)


Ancestry of C. S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis was born (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), and known to his friends and family as "Jack", was one of the intelle...

2/7/2010 7/2/2013

Madeleine L'Engle MP (1918 - 2007)

"Madeleine L'Engle"

Madeleine L'Engle (November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007) was an American writer best known for her young-adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels: A Wi...

8/29/2012 7/2/2013

Rudyard Kipling MP (1865 - 1936)

Rudyard Kipling, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebr...

5/9/2011 7/2/2013

Washington Irving MP (1783 - 1859)

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy...

2/16/2010 7/2/2013

Anne Frank MP (1929 - 1945)

"Anne Frank אנה פרנק Anna"

Anne Frank , Author, Holocaust Victim, named in Time Magazine's icons of the 20th century on their list The Most Important People of the Century. Anne Frank was born in 1929 in Frankfurt am Main in G...

5/25/2010 7/2/2013

T. S. Eliot, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1948 MP (1888 - 1965)

"T.S. Eliot"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important Englis...

10/19/2008 7/2/2013

Charles Dickens MP (1812 - 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens, pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters,...

1/6/2008 7/2/2013

Roald Dahl MP (1916 - 1990)

Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, fighter ace and screenwriter of Norwegian parentage. Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, to Norwegian paren...

1/17/2010 7/2/2013

Rev. John Cotton MP (1585 - 1652)

John Cotton was a highly regarded principal among the New England Puritan ministers, who also included Thomas Hooker, Increase Mather (who became his son-in-law), John Davenport, and Thomas Shepard and...

4/30/2007 7/2/2013

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle MP (1859 - 1930)

"Arthur Conan Doyle"

.findagrave... " Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) Football/athletics ", Game, Set and Lodge: Freemasons and Sport ed 4 ; Library and Museum of Freemasonry; January 2015; page 10

8/28/2008 7/2/2013

Zane Grey MP (1872 - 1939)

""Father of the Western Novel"", "and dentist"

Birth name: Pearl Zane Gray ' better known as author Zane Grey b. January 31, 1872 Zanesville, Ohio d. October 23, 1939 Altadena, California. Buried: Union Cemetery, Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania Parents:...

1/30/2013 7/2/2013

L. Frank Baum MP (1856 - 1919)

"Frank Baum"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia L. Frank Baum Born May 15, 1856(1856-05-15) Chittenango, New York Died May 6, 1919(1919-05-06) (aged 62) Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) ...

9/21/2008 7/2/2013

Laura Elizabeth Wilder MP (1867 - 1957)

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls , second daughter of Charles Phillip Ingalls (1836 - 1902) and Caroline Lake (Quiner) Ingalls (1839 - 1924), was born 7 February 1867, in a little log house in the Big Woods of ...

7/7/2007 7/2/2013

Louisa May Alcott MP (1832 - 1888)

"author", "Louisa May /Alcott/"

Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886)....

5/27/2007 7/2/2013

Noel Streatfield MP (1895 - 1986)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "... Mary Noel Streatfeild OBE (24 December 1895 – 11 September 1986), was an English author, best known for children's books including the "Shoes" series .... ...bor...

5/6/2013 5/6/2013

Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

"J. M. Barrie"

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

1/16/2012 2/10/2013

Helen Gillian Oxenbury From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (born 1938) is an English author and illustrator of picture books. She lives in North London with her husband John Burningham, another...

1/15/2013 2/5/2013

Beatrix Potter MP (1866 - 1943)

"Beatrix Potter", "Beatrix Heelis"

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters such as Th...

9/13/2010 2/5/2013