Holidays, birthdays, historic events...

March 2

  • Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss

    Dr. Seuss and his many zany characters have made learning to read an exciting adventure for millions of children.

March 5

  • Mem Fox Mem Fox

    Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. She is well-known in the United States, not only for her delightful stories but also as an influential international consultant in literacy.

March 10

  • Jack Kent

    Jack Kent (1920–85) was an American author‐illustrator of humorous fables, folk tales, rhymes, and other picture books.

March 19

  • A barn swallow flying over water Swallows Return to Capistrano

    The return of the swallows takes place each year at the Mission San Juan Capistano, in California on March 19th, St. Joseph's Day.

March 20

  • Three blue crocus in bloom March equinox

    The seasons officially change when the day and night are equal in length. In the Northern Hemisphere, sprint begins.

March 28

  • Byrd Baylor Byrd Baylor

    Byrd Baylor is an American author of award-winning picture books for children.

April 1

  • Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen

    Hans Christian Andersen grew up a poor child in a provincial Danish town, but found success as a writer fairy tales and became one of the most widely traveled writers of his day.

April 6

  • Graeme Base Graeme Base

    Graeme Base is an Australia author and illustrator who created one of the world most popular alphabet books, Animalia.

April 12

  • Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

April 16

  • Garth Williams Garth Williams

    Garth Montgomery Williams was an American artist primarily known for his work illustrating children's books.

April 18