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Perrault, Charles

If you are familiar with the fairy tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, or Tom Thumb then you have probably read Charles Perrault (born January 12, 1628), for his versions of these tales have become classics. He began his writing career as an academic, publishing Parallels between the Ancients and the Moderns, 1688-1697. In […]


Newbery, John

      John Newbery, born on July 19, 1713, set up a bookshop and publishing house named the Bible and the Sun in London in 1744 and became one of the first to publish children’s books. In 1781, his firm published the first collection of nursery rhymes associated with Mother Goose. A Pretty Little […]