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Wiese, Kurt

Born on April 22, 1887 in Minden, Germany, Kurt Wiese led a colorful life before he became a children’s book illustrator. He wanted to be an artist, but few people made their living that way, so he became an exporter in China. From 1909 to 1915, he traveled throughout the Far East. When World War […]


Salten, Felix

Born on September 6, 1869 in Budapest, Hungary, Siegmund Salzmann would take the name Felix Salten and pen one of the most beloved animal stories, Bambi, a Life in the Woods.   He had a job as an insurance agent, but he found it boring so he wrote poems and short stories under pseudonyms. Eventually, […]