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  1. Oct 29, 2017 · The famed British author was the second of eight children. His father, John Dickens, was a naval clerk who dreamed of striking it rich. Charles' mother, Elizabeth Barrow, aspired to be a teacher ...

  2. Jan 28, 2015 · Early Life. Writer Jerome David Salinger was born on January 1, 1919, in New York, New York. Salinger was the youngest of two children born to Sol Salinger, the son of a rabbi who ran a thriving ...

  3. A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life. Biographies are written by an author who is not the subject/focus of the book.

  4. Books shelved as childrens-biography: Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan Pinborough, The Watcher:...

  5. Dr. Seuss, American writer and illustrator of immensely popular children’s books, which were notable for their nonsense words, playful rhymes, and unusual creatures. His books included Horton Hatches the Egg, The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Green Eggs and Ham, and Hop on Pop.

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