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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BIRTHDAYS | March 2018 (Children's Book Authors)

Women's History Books for Kids

2 - Dr. Seuss, 1896-1991
3 - Erik Blegvad, 1923-2014 - Patricia MacLachlan, 1938
4 - David A. Carter, 1957 - Peggy Rathman, 1953
5 - Mem Fox, 1946 - Howard Pyle, 1853
6 - Sid Fleischman, 1920 - Chris Raschka, 1959
8 - Peter Roop, 1951 - Robert Sabuda, 1965 - Kenneth Grahame, 1859 - International Women's Day
9 - Margot Apple, 1946
11 - Peter Sis, 1949
12 - Marguerite De Angeli, 1889 - Virginia Hamilton, 1934 - Carl Hiaasen, 1953
13 - Diane Dillon, 1933 - Death of Claire Huchet Bishop, 1993 (b. 1899, date unknown).
St Patrick's Day is March 17
15 - Ruth White, 1942 - Heidi Whitaker
17 - Penelope Lively, 1933 - Patrick McDonnell, 1956 - Wendell Minor, 1944 – St Patrick's Day (during the month before this date, a special discount is offered to previous Boissevain Books customers; you should have received an email about this on Feb. 17 or 18)
18 - Douglas Florian, 1950
20 - Mitsumasa Anno, 1926 - Lois Lowry, 1937 - Bill Martin Jr., 1916 - Louis Sachar, 1954
21 - David Wisniewski, 1953
22 - Randolph Caldecott, 1846
26 - Betty McDonald, 1908
27 - Dick King-Smith, 1922 - Patricia C. Wrede, 1953
30 - Anna Sewell, 1820

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