Calendar


Our family has celebrated author and illustrator birthdays for 6 years! The children's author birthday calendar below contains links to all our celebrations (over 300 author/illustrator birthday celebrations!).  Please use the calendar to plan your own celebrations in your home, classroom, or library!

- January - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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2








3

Lisa Wheeler





4

Katie Davis

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


5

Lynne Cherry

Drew Daywalt


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10

Remy Charlip



11

Brian Floca




12

Iza Trapani



13

Theodore Taylor III



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15

Dianne de Las Casas



16

Kate McMullan

Laura Rankin


17

Janet Stevens





18

Raymond Briggs






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20

Tedd Arnold






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22

Blair Lent

Brian Wildsmith



23

Katharine Holabird





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26

Jules Feiffer

Ashley Wolff



27

Harry Allard






28

Vera B.Williams





29

Rosemary Wells

Bill Peet



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31

Denise Fleming

Gerald McDermott

Bryan Collier


- February - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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2

Judith Viorst

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5

David Wiesner


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7

Deb Lund


8

Anne Rockwell

9

Matt de la Peña















10

Stephen Gammell

Mark Teague

Lucy Cousins









11

Jane Yolen

Mo Willems














12

David Small
















13

Simms Taback

Carole Boston Weatherford













14

Brian Lies

Phyllis Root

Stephen Savage










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18

Barbara Joosse

Pamela Zagarenski



19

John Bemelmans Marciano

Jen Corace




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21

Jim Aylesworth






22

Elisha Cooper

Edward Gorey



23

Walter Wick



24

Peter Brown

Kevan Atteberry
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26

Judith St. George




27

Uri Shulevitz




28

Lemony Snicket



29

Susan L. Roth











- March - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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2


Dr. Seuss






3

Suse MacDonald

Susan Stevens Crummel




4


Dav Pilkey





5

Roger Roth






6

Chris Raschka

Lynne Avril



7

Jane Dyer







8

Penny Parker Klostermann






9


Harry Bliss

Brian Biggs


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11

Ezra Jack Keats




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13

Joanna Marple




14

Michelle Houts

Marc Tyler Nobleman

15







16



Peter H. Reynolds

James Warhola

Charles Santore



17

Chris Van Dusen

Keith Baker

Wendell Minor








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19


Steve Light

Virginia Wright







20


Bill Martin Jr.










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23

Jonathan Bean




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25

Kate DiCamillo




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27

Ame Dyckman




28

Doreen Cronin




29

Eric
VanRaepenbusch

Tom Hannah


30


31

Julie Falatko


- April - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Tad Hills
2

Sally Cook





3

Sandra Boynton





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6

Jerdine Nolen

Graeme Base

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8

Trina Schart Hyman




9

Cale Atkinson








10

David A. Adler

Wendy Anderson Halperin

Elise Parsley



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12

Beverly Cleary

Gianna Marino

Timothy Young


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14

Susanna Leonard Hill








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17

Jane Kurtz

Melissa Ivey-Staehli

Marcie Colleen
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19

Jon Agee





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21







22

Eileen Christelow




23






24

Lori Mitchell

Loren Long


25

Stuart J.Murphy



26

Renee LaTulippe



27

Ludwig Bemelmans



28

Amy Hest




29

Amy Krouse Rosenthal



30

Janet Morgan Stoeke

Barney Saltzberg

Lita Judge






- May - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Daniel Kirk
2

Boris Kulikov

Jeff Mack

Allison Taylor


3

Pete Seeger






4

Rod Campell






5

Leo Lionni

Matt Phelan




6

Deborah Freedman

Barbara McClintock


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9

Roger Hargreaves




10

Bob Shea

Oliver Jeffers



11

Peter Sis





12

Jennifer Armstrong




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15

Kadir Nelson




16

Adam Rex

17

Grace Lin

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19

Arthur Dorros

20

Dan Yaccarino

21



22

Arnold Lobel
23

Margaret Wise Brown




24

Candace Fleming

Julie Hedlund

Diane DeGroat
25

Joyce Carol Thomas




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31

Will Hillenbrand


- June - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Edith Hope Fine
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4

Joyce Sidman

Aaron Reynolds





5

Richard Scarry






6

Cynthia Rylant






7









8

Julia Cook

Judy Sierra

Barry Gott



9

Molly Idle 







10

Maurice Sendak






11

Laura Vaccaro Seeger






12

Sheila McGraw






13









14

Bruce Degen

Tom Lichtenheld




15

Loreen Leedy






16










17

Marie-Louise
Gay






18

Pat Hutchins

Chris Van Allsburg

Angela Johnson



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20

Wendie Old

Vicki Stracensky

Steve Johnson


21

Tara Lazar








22

Michael Hall







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24

Jean Marzollo

Leslie Patricelli

25

Eric Carle





26

Charlotte Zolotow




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28

Adam Lehrhaupt




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30

David McPhail





- July - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Emily Arnold McCully
2

Jean Craighead George

Sophie Blackall



3

Laurie Keller







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5

Artie Bennett


Elly MacKay




6

Kathi Appelt

Cheryl Harness

Chris Barton

7

Marsha Diane Arnold

Wendy Watson




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9

Todd Parr

John Rocco




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11

Patricia Polacco

E.B. White


12

Lesa Cline-Ransome





13

Ashley Bryan





14

Laura Numeroff

Brian Selznick

Aaron Becker
15

Clement C. Moore





16

Richard Egielski




17

Suzanne McGinness




18

Melissa Guion




19

Susan Reagan

Nikki McClure

20

Stacy McAnulty




21

David Hyde Costello




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25


Ruth Krauss



26


R. Gregory Christie

Jan Berenstain
27


Richard Cowdrey



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29

Kathleen Krull





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31

J.K. Rowling

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- August - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Gail Gibbons

Sherry Ellis
2

Christian Robinson








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Sherry Duskey Rinker







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6

Frank Asch

Sandra McLeod Humphrey






7

Coleen Salley

John Manders





8

Mary C. Ryan

Rafael López





9

Seymour Simon





10

LeUyen Pham





11

Pat Zietlow Miller

Don Freeman



12

Audrey Wood

Cherie Stihler


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14

Alice Provensen





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16

Eileen Spinelli

Michael Buckley

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18

Deb Pilutti





19

Jared Lee

Vicki Cobb


20

Judy Schachner

Melanie Watt



21

Arthur Yorinks




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23

Mac Barnett






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25

Lane Smith

Ian Falconer




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27

Sarah Stewart






28

Brian Pinkney

Kevin Hawkes


29

Lindsay Ward





30

Julie Paschkis

Donald Crews

Virginia Lee Burton

Lizzy Rockwell
31

Erica S. Perl









- September - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Jim Arnosky
2

Margarita Engle




3

Anita Silvey

Aliki

4

Syd Hoff

Mike Wohnoutka


5

Paul Fleischman



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8

Jack Prelutsky

Jon Scieszka


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10

Betsy Snyder







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12

Jeffrey Ebberler







13

Roald Dahl

Lou Fancher





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15

Tricia Springstubb

Tomie dePaola

Robert McCloskey

16

H.A. Rey

Charise Mericle Harper


Karen Katz


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19

Andrea Cheng







20

Michael J. Rosen

Arthur Geisert




21

Matthew Reinhart







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25

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Shel Silverstein

James Ransome

26

Bob Staake







27

G. Brian Karas

Diane Muldrow



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29

Stan Berenstain






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- October - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Akiko White

2

David Diaz


Dan Santat

3

Marilyn Singer



4

Susan Meddaugh

Robin Glasser
5

David Shannon



6

Lori Degman




7

Andrea Beaty



8

Faith Ringgold



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10

James Marshall

Nancy Carlson
11

Tess Hannah




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14

E.E. Cummings

Elisa Kleven
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16

Peter McCarty

Edward Ardizzone

17

Christopher Myers




18

Eugene Yelchin




19

Ed Emberley




20

Crockett Johnson

Nikki Grimes

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22

Florence Minor




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24

Monica Brown



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26

Eric Rohmann

Steven Kellogg
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28

Michelle Berg



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30

Eric A. Kimmel
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- November - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1
2

Alyssa Satin Capucilli
3

Janell Cannon
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9

Lois Ehlert





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12

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat



13

Jez Alborough




14

William Steig

Nancy Tafuri

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16

Barbara Reid







17

Marilyn Sadler






18

Jim Averbeck






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20

Marion Dane Bauer






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22

Josh Alves

Carmen T. Bernier-Grand

Jamie Lee Curtis


23

Marc Simont












24

Miranda Paul











25

Marc Brown

P.D. Eastman








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27

Kevin Henkes












28

Ed Young

Chris Gall

Tomi Ungerer

Sergio Ruzzier



29

Jon Klassen

Colleen Kessler

Shutta Crum








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31




- December - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1

Jan Brett

Randall de Sève
2

David Macaulay

Andrea Zimmerman


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5

Jason Chin





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Lee Harper





8

Henry Cole






9

Jean de Brunoff



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Patricia Newman

William Joyce
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Quentin Blake




17

James Dean

Raúl Colón


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Eve Bunting



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21

Susan Pearson



22

Jarrett Krosoczka



23

Keiko Kasza






24

Mary Higgins Clark





25

Pam Muñoz Ryan





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27

Erin E. Stead

Laura Gehl


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29

Divya Srinivasan





30

Mercer Mayer



31

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Margery Cuyler

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