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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, […]


Dahl, Roald

Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916 in Llandaff, South Wales. He was the son of a ship-broker who died just two months after Roald’s sister Astri died of appendicitis at age seven. After graduating from high school, he went to work for Shell Oil Company in East Africa. When the war broke out in […]