Winding Oak's Bookology Magazine

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Peet, Bill

Bill Peet was born in Grandview, Indiana on January 29, 1915 and spent several of his boyhood years on his grandfather’s farm. He taught himself to sketch as a young boy when some photographs he took of zoo animals failed to develop. Peet worked briefly for a greeting card company before being hired by Disney […]


Norton, Mary

Mary Spenser Norton was born in London, England on December 10th in 1903. She was raised in a house that would become the setting for many of her books in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. One of five children, she shared the house with her four brothers. After attending convent school, she became one of the troupe […]