Children’s Author Trivia Volume 11

Can you guess who these children’s book authors are?trivia-logo

25. This author trained as a chemist because he didn’t think writing would be a good career. It turns out there were no jobs in chemistry when he graduated, so he wrote The Pigman instead. Do you know his name?

26. Our next mystery author grew up in Oklahoma where she listened to older people telling stories. When she incorporated some of their folk wisdom into the title of one of her books of poems, she found out that oral wisdom can be susceptible to misinterpretation. It turns out the broom wheat in Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea was actually broom “weed.” She had misheard the name for years. Have you heard of this author’s poems? Do you remember her name?

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