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DECEMBER 24

1880 Johnny Gruelle (Illinois-born Cartoonist, Children's Author; Creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy) Illinois Authors Primary Children's Authors American Artists Raggedy Land
1891 Feodor Rojankovsky (Russian-American Children's Author, Illustrator Awarded the 1955 Caldecott Medal for Frog Went A-Courtin') Russian Authors Primary Children's Authors Artists 1955 Caldecott Medal University of Southern Mississippi University of Minnesota
1911 Louise Bourgeois (French-American Sculptor) Louise Bourgeois Artists
1951 Lynn Munsinger (Massachusetts-born Children's Author, Illustrator) Massachusetts Authors Primary Children's Authors American Artists Houghton Mifflin James Madison University
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