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JANUARY
1    BARBARA WILLIAMS
2   JEAN LITTLE
3   ALMA FLOR ADA
4   PHYLLIS REYNOLDS NAYLOR
5   BETSY MAESTRO
6   VERA CLEAVER
6   WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN
7   ELEANOR CLYMER
7   TONY ABBOTT
8   LEE J. AMES
8   STEPHEN MANES
9   CLYDE ROBERT BULLA
11 MARY RODGERS
11 ANN TOMPERT
12 JACK LONDON
12 CHRLES PERRAULT
13 MICHAEL BOND
14 HUGH LOFTING
18 RAYMOND BRIGGS
18 A. A. MILNE
18 ARTHUR RANSOME
20 TED ARNOLD
21 CAROL BEACH YORK
22 BRIAN WILDSMITH
23 KATHARINE HOLABIRD
25 DEBBI CHOCOLATE
26 MARY MAPES DODGE
27 HARRY ALLARD
27 LEWIS CARROLL
27 JULIUS LESTER
28 ANN JONAS
28 VERA WILLIAMS
29 BILL PEET
29 ROSEMARY WELLS
30 LLOYD ALEXANDER
30 TONY JOHNSTON
31 DENISE FLEMING
31 GERALD MCDERMOTT
FEBRUARY

1 JERRY SPINELLI
2 REBECCA CAUDILL
2 JUDITH VIORST
3 JOAN LOWERY NIXON
4 RUSSELL HOBAN
5 PATRICIA LAUBER
5 DAVID WIESNER
6 BESTY DUFFEY
7 FRED GIPSON
7 LAURA INGALLS WILDER
8 ANNE ROCKWELL
8 JULES VERNE
9 DICK GACKENBACH
10 LUCY COUSINS
10 STEPHEN GAMMELL
10 E.L. KONIGSBURG
10 MARK TEAGUE
11 JANE YOLEN
12 JUDY BLUME
12 TERRY BISSON
13 SIMMS TABACK
14 GEORGE SHANNON
14 PAUL O. ZELINSKY
15 NORMAL BRIDWELL
15 ELAINE LANDAU
17 ROBERT NEWTON PECK
17 SUSAN BETH PFEFFER
19 LOUIS SLOBDKIN
21 JIM AYLESWORTH
21 PATRICIA HERMES
23 C.S. ADLER
24 WILHELM GRIMM
25 CYNTHIA VOIGHT
25 MARTHA FREEMAN
27 URI SHULEVITZ

MARCH

2 LEO DILLON
2 DR. SEUSS (THEODORE GEISEL)
3 PATRICIA MACLACHLAN
4 PEGGY RATHMANN
5 MEM FOX
6 THATCHER HURD
8 KENNETH GRAHAME
8 TRINA SCHART HYMAN
8 PETER ROOP
10 JACK KENT
11 WANDA GAG
11 EZRA JACK KEATS
11 JONATHAN LONDON
12 DANIEL COHEN
12 VIRGINIA HAMILTON
13 DIANE DILLON
THOMAS ROCKWELL
14 MARGUERITE DE ANGELI
16 SID FLEISCHMAN
17 KATE GREENAWAY
17 WENDELL MINOR
20 MITSUMASA ANNO
20 ELLEN CONFORD
20 LOIS LOWRY
20 BILL MARTIN, JR.
20 LOUIS SACHAR
22 RANDOLPH CALDECOTT
23 ELEANOR CAMERON
24 BILL CLEAVER
24 MARY STOLZ
26 ROBERT FROST
27 DICK KING-SMITH
28 BYRD BAYLOR
30 ANNA SEWELL

APRIL

2 HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
3 WASHINGTON IRVING
4 ELIZABETH LEVY
4 GLEN ROUNDS
5 RICHARD PECK
7 DONALD CARRICK
8 RUTH CHEW
9 MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX
9 JOSEPH KRUMGOLD
10 DAVID A. ADLER
10 WENDY ANDERSON HALPERIN
12 BEVERLY CLEARY
12 GARY SOTO
13 MARGUERITE HENRY
16 GERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
19 JEAN LEE LATHAM
22 PAULA FOX
25 STUART MURPHY
26 PATRICIA REILY GIFF
27 LUDWIG BEMELMANS
27 JOHN BURNINGHAM
27 BARBARA PARK
28 LOIS DUNCAN
30 DOROTHY HINSHAW PATENT
30 BONNIE BRYANT

MAY

4 DOUG CUSHMAN
4 DON WOOD
5 LEO LIONNI
5 TODD STRASSER
6 JUDY DELTON
6 GIULIO MAESTRO
7 NONNY HAGROGIAN
9 SIR JAMES M. BARRIE
9 WILLIAM PENE DUBOIS
9 ELEANOR ESTES
10 CAROLINE B. COONEY
10 CHRISTOPHER PAUL CURTIS
11 PETER SIS
11 MIKE LUPICA
11 ZILPHA KEATLEY SNYDER
12 EDWARD LEAR
12 FARLEY MOWAT
14 GEORGE SELDEN
15 L. FRANK BAUM
16 BRUCE COVILLE
16 BETTY MILES
17 ELOISE GREENFIELD
17 GARYPAULSEN
18 DEBBIE DADEY
18 LILLIAN HOBAN
18 IRENE HUNT
20 CAROL CARRICK
20 MARY POPE OSBORNE
22 ARNOLD LOBEL
23 MARGARET WISE BROWN
23 SCOTT O’DELL
24 DIANE DE GROAT
26 SHEILA GREENWALD
29 ANDREW CLEMENTS
29 ELEANOR COERR
29 WILLO DAVIS ROBERTS
30 MILLICENT SELSAM
31 ELIZABAETH COATSWORTH

JUNE

2 PAUL GADONE
3 ANITA LOBEL
5 ALLAN AHLBERG
5 FRANKLYN BRANLEY
5 RICHARD SCARRY
6 VERNA AARDEMA
6 CYNTHIA RYLANT
6 PETER SPIER
9 ANTOINE DE SAINT- EXUPERY
9 GREGORY MAGUIRE
10 MAURICE SENDAK
11 ROBERT MUNSCH
12 KRISTIANA GREGORY
12 HELEN LESTER
14 BRUCE DEGAN
14 LAURENCE YEP
15 LOREEN LEEDY
15 W. NIKOLA-LISA
15 BETTY REN WRIGHT
16 JENNIFER HOLM
18 PAT HUTCHINS
18 CONNIE ROOP
18 CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG
19 ELVIRA WOODRULL
21 ROBERT KRAUS
24 KATHRYN LASKY
24 JEAN MARZOLLO
25 ERIC CARLE
26 WALTER FARLEY
26 CHARLOTTE ZOLOTOW
28 BETTE GREEN
30 DAVID MCPHAIL

JULY

1 EMILY ARNOLD MCCULLY
2 JACK GANTOS
2 JEAN CRAIGHEAD GEORGE
4 JAMIE GILSON
5 JILL MURPHY
5 NANCY SPRINGER
6 CHERYL HARNESS
8 JAMES CROSS GIBLIN
11 PATRICIA POLACCO
11 E.B. WHITE
12 JOHANNA SPYRI
12 HERBERT ZIM
13 TOM BIRDSEYE
13 MARCIA BROWN
13 ANNA GROSSNICKLE HINES
14 PEGGY PARISH
15 MARCIA THORNTON JONES
18 FELICIA BOND
19 EVE MERRIAM
19 JOHN NEWBERY
23 ROBERT QUACKENBUSH
25 RUTH KRAUSS
26 JAN BERENSTAIN
27 SCOTT CORBETT
28 NATALIE BABBITT
28 BEATRIX POTTER
29 SHARON CREECH
29 CONNIE PORTER
30 MARCUS PFISTER
31 J. K. ROWLING
31 ROBERT KIMMELL SMITH

AUGUST

1 GAIL GIBBONS
2 JAMES HOWE
4 NANCY WHITE CARLSTROM
5 MAUD PETERSHAM
5 RUTH SAWYER
6 FRANK ASCH
6 MATT CHRISTOPHER
6 BARBARA COONEY
7 BETSY BYERS
8 MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS
9 PATRICIA MCKISSACK
9 SEYMOUR SIMON
11 JOANNA COLE
11 DON FREEMAN
11 STEVEN KROLL
12 MARY ANN HOBERMAN
12 DEBORAH HOWE
12 ANN M. MARTIN
12 FREDERICK MCKISSACK
16 MATT CHRISTOPHER
16 BEATRICE S. DEREGNIERS
18 PAULA DANZIGER
22 WILL HOBBS
25 LANE SMITH
26 PATRICIA BEATTY
27 SUZY KLINE
28 ROGER DUVOISIN
28 ALLEN SAY
28 TASHA TUDOR
29 KAREN HESSE
30 VIRGINIA LEE BURTON
30 DONALD CREWS

SEPTEMBER

2 LUCRETIA HALE 1820
4 JOAN AIKEN
5 PAUL FLEISCHMAN, 1952
6 FELIX SALTEN
7 C.B. COLBY 1904
8 JACK PRELUTSKY, 1940
8 JON SCIESZKA, 1954
10 ROBERT MCCLUNG, 1916
11 ALFRED SLOTE, 1926
12 VALERIE TRIPP
13 ROALD DAHL, 1916
13 CAROL KENDALL, 1917
13 MILDRED TAYLOR
14 WILLIAM H. ARMSTRONG, 1914
14 JOHN STEPTOE, 1950
15 JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, 1789
15 TOMIE DEPAOLA, 1934
15 ROBERT MCCLOSKEY, 1914
16 H.A. REY, 1898
17 ELIZABETH ENRIGHT, 1909
19 RACHEL FIELD, 1894
21 H.G. WELLS, 1866
21 TARO YASHIMA, 1908
24 WILSON RAWLS, 1913
25 SHEL SILVERSTEIN, 1930
27 PAUL GOBLE, 1933
28 KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN, 1856
29 STAN BERENSTAIN
30 ALVIN TRESSELT, 1916
30 JANET SHAW
30 N.E. BODE

OCTOBER

3 NATALIE SAVAGE CARLSON
4 ROBERT LAWSON
4 KAREN CUSHMAN
5 LOUISE FITZHUGH
5 DAVID SHANNON
5 GENE ZION
7 ALICE DALGLIESH
8 BARTHE DECLEMENTS
8 R.L. STINE
9 JOHANNA HURWITZ
10 JAMES MARSHALL
10 ROBERT D. SAN SOUCI
11 RUSSELL FREEDMAN
14 MIRIAM COHEN14 LOIS LENSKI
18 NANCY WINSLOW PARKER
19 ED EMBERLEY
19 DAN GUTMAN
20 NIKKI GRIMES
20 CROCKETT JOHNSON
21 JANET AHLBERG
23 MARJORIE FLACK
24 BARBARA ROBINSON
26 STEVEN KELLOGG
27 CONSTANCE C. GREENE
30 ERIC KIMMEL
31 KATHERINE PATERSON

NOVEMBER

2 MILDRED AMES
2 NATALIE KINSEY-WARNOCK
3 JANELL CANNON
3 BETTY BAO LORD
4 STERLING NORTH
5 RAYMOND BIAL
5 LARY DANE BRIMNER
7 ARMSTRONG SPERRY
8 MARIANNA MAYER
9 PAT CUMMINGS
9 LOIS EHLERT
10 KATE SEREDY
11 PEG KEHRET
12 MARJORIE WEINMAN SHARMAT
13 ROBERT LOIS STEVENSON
14 ASTRID LINDGREN
14 WILLIAM STEIG
14 NANCY TAFURI
15 DANIEL MANUS PINKWATER
16 JEAN FRITZ
17 CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI
18 SUSAN BARTOLETTI
20 MARION DANE BAUER
21 MARY JANE AUCH
21 LEO POLITI
21 ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE
24 FRANCES HADGSON BURNETT
24 JONATHAN RAND
24 GLORIA HOUSTON
25 MARC BROWN
25 CRESCENT DRAGONWAGON
25 PHILIP EASTMAN
25 STEPHEN KRENSKY
25 PAM MUNOZ RYAN
27 KEVIN HENKES
28 TOMI UNGERER
28 ED YOUNG
29 LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
29 MADELEINE L’ENGLE
29 C.S. LEWIS
30 LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
30 MARK TWAIN

DECEMBER

1 JAN BRETT
2 DAVID MACULAY
3 BARBARA BROOKS WALLACE
5 JIM KJEKGAARD
6 CORNELIA MEIGS
6 ELIZABETH YATES
9 MARY DOWNING HAHN
10 RUMER GODDEN
10 CORNELIA FUNKE
16 BILL BRITTAIN
18 MARILYN SACHS
19 EVE BUNTING
22 JERRY PINKEY
23 AVI
24 NOEL STREATFIELD
25 EITH COIFFORD
26 JEAN VAN LEEUWEN
27 INGRI D’AULAIRE
27 TED RAND
27 DIANE STANLEY
28 CYNTHIA DEFELICE
29 MILLY BAND
29 E.W. HILDICK
30 RUDYARD KIPLING
30 MERCER MAYER