Children’s Author Trivia Volume 23

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48. Our first author grew up in Britain, where she began writing imaginative books that incorporate many autobiographical details. She moved to the United States when she married her first husband, a professor at MIT.  She continued to write newspaper articles, screenplays, and books for adults as well as award-winning books for children. The last book in her series, The Grey King, was a Newbery Medal winner. She also sometimes wrote with an famous actor who would eventually become her second husband.

49. Now here’s some real trivia. This famous author from the 1800’s was actually a mathematician by training. He used a pseudonym for his children’s books. His real name was Charles Dodgson. Do you know what his pseudonym was?

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Children’s Author Trivia Volume 23 — 3 Comments

  1. Ah, definitely a sign that you know your job. 🙂

    And I see you are the the Cybils list for reading the most books. Congratulations!

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