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Primary Authors and Illustrators Born on This Date Young-adult  Authors and Illustrators Born on This Date Icon
1812 Edward Lear (English Children's Author, Poet and Illustrator) Edward Lear Primary Children's Authors Young-adult Authors Poetry Artists
1935 Caroline Feller Bauer (Washington, D.C.-born Children's Author) Washington, D.C. Authors and Illustrators Primary Children's Authors
1937 Betsy Lewin (Pennsylvania-born Children's Author and Illustrator) Betsy Lewin Primary Children's Authors Artists
1961 Jennifer Armstrong (Massachusetts-born Poet and Children's Author) Jennifer Armstrong Young-adult Authors Poetry
Authors, Poets and Journalists
1907 Leslie Charteris (English Novelist) English Authors
1921 Farley Mowat (Canadian Author) Farley Mowat
1936 Frank Stella (Massachusetts-born Author) Frank Stella Birds
1939 Rosellen Brown (Pennsylvania-born Novelist and Poet) Rosellen Brown
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 John Masefield (English Poet Laureate) English Authors Poetry
1930 Georgia-born Poet and Writer Conrad Aiken Is Chosen for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Georgia Authors Poetry 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Georgia Historical Society University of Georgia

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