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du Bois, William Pène

Born on May 9 in Nutley, New Jersey, William Pène Sherman du Bois, would become one of America’s most beloved children’s book illustrators and authors. His family had been involved in the arts for generations. When Pène du Bois was eight, his family moved to Paris, where they lived for the next six years. Here, […]


Doyle, Arthur Conan

No literary crime could ever be solved without Sherlock Holmes and his faithful Watson, but author Arthur Conan Doyle, born on May 22, 1859, was more than his infamous detective. Originally published as “A Study In Scarlet” for Beeton’s Christmas Annual for 1887, Doyle soon tired of his hero. In November 1891, he wrote to […]