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Kuskin, Karla

Karla Kuskin was born on July 17th in Manhattan, NY. She had no TV, electronic games, or brothers and sisters to distract her. So, she spent much of her time at the library across the street or entertained herself with reading, daydreaming, writing and drawing. In college she studied graphic design. She wrote Roar and More […]


Herbert, Frank

Frank Herbert, born on October 8, 1920, in Tacoma, Washington, was a very smart kid. He carried books around in a Scout pack, reading everything he could. He was also a refusenik, having an independent spirit that frequently got him into trouble. He didn’t graduate from college because he wouldn’t take the courses required to […]


Cunningham, Julia

On October 4, 1916 in Spokane, Washington, Julia Cunningham was born. Julia went to school for a short time in Virginia. She was an editor and held various other jobs before writing children’s and young adult books. The Vision of Francois the Fox, Ms. Cunningham’s first book, was published in 1960, followed by Viollet (1966), The Treasure Is the Rose (1973), and Tuppeny (1978). […]