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Knight, Eric

Eric Knight was the first to write about Lassie in his book, Lassie Come-Home. Knight was born on April 10, 1897 in Yorkshire, England. His mother married an American the second time around and the family moved to the United States, where Eric joined them when he was fifteen. He graduated from the Cambridge School of […]


Haugaard, Erik

Erik Christian Haugaard was born April 23rd in Frederiksberg, Denmark. When the Nazis invaded his homeland in 1940, he fled to the United States. During World War II, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. His first book for young adults, Hakon of Rogen’s Saga, was set during the time of the Vikings—it received […]