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 275 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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3

Lisa Wheeler




4

Katie Davis

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

5

Lynne Cherry




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10

Remy Charlip



11

Brian Floca




12

Iza Trapani



13

Theodore Taylor III



14






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



30









31

Denise Fleming

Gerald McDermott

Bryan Collier


- February - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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1
2

Judith Viorst

3




4




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


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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




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6

Chris Raschka

Lynne Avril


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8

Penny Parker Klostermann





9


Harry Bliss

Brian Biggs
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11

Ezra Jack Keats


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13

Joanna Marple


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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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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




13










14

Susanna Leonard Hill







15










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17

Jane Kurtz

Melissa Ivey-Staehli
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19

Jon Agee



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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







- 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





6

Deborah Freedman




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9

Roger Hargreaves



10

Bob Shea

Oliver Jeffers


11

Peter Sis




12

Jennifer Armstrong



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16

Adam Rex

17

Grace Lin

18



19

Arthur Dorros

20

Dan Yaccarino

21



22

Arnold Lobel
23

Margaret Wise Brown



24

Candace Fleming

Julie Hedlund

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





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14

Bruce Degen

Tom Lichtenheld



15

Loreen Leedy





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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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- 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






6

Kathi Appelt

Cheryl Harness



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



17

Suzanne McGinness
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19

Susan Reagan 
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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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4


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





12

Audrey Wood

Cherie Stihler


13








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






24








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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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





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25

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Shel Silverstein
26

Bob Staake



27

G. Brian Karas


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29

Stan Berenstain


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31




- October - 
Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
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2

David Diaz


Dan Santat
3

Marilyn Singer


4

Susan Meddaugh


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



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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
15






16

Barbara Reid






17

Marilyn Sadler





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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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7

Lee Harper





8

Henry Cole






9

Jean de Brunoff



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11

Patricia Newman

William Joyce
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Quentin Blake




17

James Dean

Raúl Colón


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19

Eve Bunting



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21

Susan Pearson



22

Jarrett Krosoczka



23

Keiko Kasza



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25

Pam Muñoz Ryan


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27

Erin E. Stead


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29

Divya Srinivasan


30

Mercer Mayer



31

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Margery Cuyler

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