Charles Dickens, author
Feb. 7, 1812-June 9, 1870
A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by John Hendrix (Schwartz & Wade, 2012)
Fans of A Christmas Carol will be especially interested in this biography of Dickens, who rose above his troubled childhood.
The Dickens Fellowship is dedicated to all things Dickens.
Laura Ingalls Wilder, author
Feb. 7, 1867-Feb. 10, 1957
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Alexandra Wallner (Holiday House, 1997)
The story of the pioneer girl turned author is featured in this simple biography about the creator of the Little House books.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum contains Wilder’s history, museum information and a link just for kids.