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Kjelgaard, Jim

Jim Kjelgaard, one of the best-known writers of books in the United States, was born James Arthur Kjelgaard in New York City on December 10th, 1910. He grew up on a farm in Potter County, New York. Jim began to demonstrate an interest in writing at a young age and built a desk out of […]


Heller, Ruth

Ruth Heller, born on April 2, 1923, began a career in publishing by writing and illustrating Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones in 1981, after being intrigued by the eggsack of a shark at an aquarium. It was so successful that she wrote a sequel, Animals Born Alive and Well. Heller received a fine arts degree […]