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Dr. Seuss and his many zany characters have made learning to read an exciting adventure for millions of children.
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.
Jack Kent (1920–85) was an American author‐illustrator of humorous fables, folk tales, rhymes, and other picture books.
The return of the swallows takes place each year at the Mission San Juan Capistano, in California on March 19th, St. Joseph's Day.
The seasons officially change when the day and night are equal in length. In the Northern Hemisphere, sprint begins.
Byrd Baylor is an American author of award-winning picture books for children.
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.
Graeme Base is an Australia author and illustrator who created one of the world most popular alphabet books, Animalia.
Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
Garth Montgomery Williams was an American artist primarily known for his work illustrating children's books.
The earthquake and subsequent fire that struck San Francisco, California, in the early morning of April 18, 1906 is still considered one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.
The first battle of the American Revolution occurred on the village green of Lexington, Massachusetts, just after dawn on April 19, 1775.