Birthdays

June Birthdays of Children’s Authors and Illustrators

01  Doris Buchanan Smith

02 Norton Juster

02  Paul Galdone

02 Helen Oxenbury

02 Anita Lobel 

05 Richard Scarry

05 Allan Ahlberg 

05 Rick Riordan

06 Cynthia Rylant

06 Peter Spier 

07 Gwendolyn Brooks

07 Nikki Giovanni

07 Louise Erdrich

08 Carolyn Meyer 

08 Judy Sierra 

09 Kate Petty

10 Maurice Sendak

11 Robert Munsch

12 Anne Frank

12 Helen Lester 

14 Bruce Degen

14 James Gurney 

14 Laurence Yep

15 Brian Jacques

18 Chris Van Allsburg

18 Angela Johnson

23 Theodore Taylor

24 Kathryn Lasky 

25 Eric Carle 

25 Elizabeth Orton Jones

26 Charlotte Zolotow

26 Walter Farley

26 Wallace Tripp

28 Bette Greene

30 David McPhail 

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May Birthdays of Children’s Authors and Illustrators

04–Audrey Penn 

04–Don Wood

05–Leo Lionni

06–Ted Lewin

06–Barbara McClintock

09–Eleanor Estes

10–Christopher Paul Curtis

10–Caroline B. Cooney 

11–Peter Sis

14–Eoin Colfer 

15–Kadir Nelson

15–L. Frank Baum

16–Adam Rex

16–Margret Rey

16–Bruce Coville

17–Eloise Greenfield

17–Gary Paulsen

17–Grace Lin

18–Lillian Hoban 

20– Mary Pope Osborne 

20–Annie M. G. Schmidt

20–Dan Yaccarino

22–Arnold Lobel

23–Susan Cooper

23– Margaret Wise Brown

24–Candace Fleming 

29–Andrew Clements

30–Millicent Selsam

31– Will Hillenbrand 

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April Birthdays of Children’s Authors and Illustrators

02–Hans Christian Andersen

03–Washington Irving

04–Maya Angelou

05–Richard Peck

05–Anthony Horowitz 

06–Graeme Base 

08–Trina Schart Hyman

09–Margaret Peterson Haddix

10–Martin Waddell 

11–April Pulley Sayre

12–Beverly Cleary

12–Gary Soto

13–Marguerite Henry

15–Jacqueline Briggs Martin

16–Garth Williams

16–Gertrude Chandler Warner

18– Leigh Hobbs

19–Javaka Steptoe 

20–Mary Hoffman

21–Barbara Park

22–Wendy Mass

22–Paula Fox

22–Eileen Christelow

23–P.L. Travers

23–William Shakespeare

25–George Ella Lyon

26–Patricia Reilly Giff 

27–Ludwig Bemelmans

27– Nancy Shaw

28–Lois Duncan

28–Amy Hest

28–Harper Lee

29–Amy Krouse Rosenthal

29–Nicole Rubel

29–Jill Paton Walsh

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March Birthdays of Children’s Authors and Illustrators

01–Tracy Barrett

01–Tonya Bolden

02–Leo Dillon

02–Sheila Black

02–Janette Sebring Lowrey

02–Dr. Seuss

03–Janet Stevens

03–Patricia MacLachlan 

04–Dav Pilkey

04-Peggy Rathman

05–Joy Cowley

05–Mem Fox

06–Sid Fleischman 

06–Chris Raschka

07– Kelly DiPucchio

07–Melinda Metz

07– Jane Dyer

08–Robert Sabuda

08–Kenneth Grahame 

09–Harry Bliss

09–R. A. Montgomery

10–John Wellington Kent

11– Wanda Gag

11–Ezra Jack Keats

11–Jonathan London

12–Virginia Hamilton 

12–Carl Hiaasen

13–Diane Dillon

13–Rachel Renée Russell

13–Ellen Raskin

15–Ruth White

16– Giles Andreae

16–Sid Fleischman

16–Peter H. Reynolds

16– David Lubar

17-Patrick McDonnell

17–Wendell Minor

17–Sherri L. Smith

18–Sarah Weeks

 19--Craig Hatkoff

20–Mitsumasa Anno

20–Lois Lowry

20–Bill Martin Jr. 

20–Louis Sachar 

21–David Wisniewski

21– Margaret Mahy

22–Randolph Caldecott

25– Kate DiCamillo

25– Linda Sue Park 

26–Jerry Pallotta 

26–Betty McDonald 

27–Dick King-Smith

28–Byrd Baylor

29–Ingrid Schubert

30–Anna Sewell

30–Eloise Wilkin

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February Birthdays of Children’s Authors and Illustrators

01–Jerry Spinelli

01–Meg Cabot

02–Judith Viorst

04–Russell Hoban

05–David Wiesner

07–Laura Ingalls Wilder

07–Charles Dickens

08–Donna Jo Napoli

08–Jules Verne

10–Mark Teague

10–Lucy Cousins

11–Jane Yolen

11–Mo Willems

12–Judy Blume

12–David Small

13–Simms Taback

13–Janet Taylor Lisle

14–Paul O. Zelinsky

14–Adam Gidwitz

15–Norman Bridwell

15–Jan Spivey Gilchrist

17–Robert Newton Peck

18–Barbara M. Joosse

19–Nancy Etchemendy

20–Tana Hoban

21–Jim Aylesworth

23–Walter Wick

23–C.S. Adler

24–Wilhelm Carl Grimm

25–Cynthia Voigt

26–Judith St. George

27–Uri Shulevitz

28–Megan McDonald

28–Donna Jo Napoli

28–Bill Thomson

28–Daniel Handler

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