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Isaac Asimov

Asimov, Isaac

“All I do is write, eat, sleep and talk to my wife.” With over 500 titles to his name, Isaac Asimov, born on January 2, 1920, was very dedicated to his craft. He described himself as a diverse writer, writing everything and anything he could think of from straight science and children’s books to the […]

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Armstrong, William H.

Born on September 14, 1911, in the Shenandoah Valley near Lexington, Virginia, William H. Armstrong graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1936. He married Martha Williams in 1942—they were the parents of two boys and a girl. His wife died when their children were very young. He farmed in Connecticut near the Housatonic River, also learning […]

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Ardizzone, Edward

Author and illustrator Edward Ardizzone was born October 16th, 1900, in Haiphong, French Indonesia (now Vietnam). He moved to England when he was five years old. As a child, he and his cousin Arthur explored the docks together and were given free run with he sailors. These experiences were the basis of his “Tim” books. […]

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Anglund, Joan Walsh

“What need we touch a child— with our books and rules? Let him walk among the hills and flowers, Let him gaze upon the waters, Let him look up to the stars— And he will have wisdom.” Author and illustrator Joan Walsh Anglund, born on January 3, is best known for her round-faced, featureless characters […]

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