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Haugaard, Erik

Erik Christian Haugaard was born April 23rd in Frederiksberg, Denmark. When the Nazis invaded his homeland in 1940, he fled to the United States. During World War II, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. His first book for young adults, Hakon of Rogen’s Saga, was set during the time of the Vikings—it received […]

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Anderson, Hans Christian

There are probably few children alive today who have not heard of The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor’s New Clothes or The Little Mermaid. Hans Christian Andersen brought these and 350 other stories to life in his desire to make people laugh. Born into a poor family on April 2, 1805, Hans Christian Anderson was close […]

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