Welcome to Birthdayographies, where we celebrate picture book biographies one birthday at a time. Currently, almost 700 books are included and new titles are added regularly. Search for a picture book biography about a particular subject, or find out who shares a birthday with you.
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**Please note that I have a backlog of new titles to be added. If you’ve sent me your book’s information, please be patient. I might be seeking an intern to help me catch up.
December 10 Birthday- Emily Dickinson. EMILY AND CARLO
Emily Dickinson, writer, poet
December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886
EMILY AND CARLO by Marty Rhodes Figly, illustrated by Catherine Stock
Emily Dickinson had a four-legged best friend named Carlo. This book spotlights the pair as they explore the world around them.
December 10 Birthday: Emily Dickinson. EMILY
Emily by Michael Bedard, illustrated by Barbara Cooney (Doubleday, 1992)
This is a fictionalized account of a young girl’s encounter with her Amherst, Massachusetts, neighbor—the reclusive poet, Emily Dickinson.
Visit The Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts, for tours and information.