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January Author and Illustrator Birthdays

Celebrate your favorite author and illustrator birthdays this month!

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12

Read short biographies and then explore the works of A.A. Milne, Rosemary Wells, Tedd Arnold, and more of your favorite authors and illustrators.


January 3

J.R.R. Tolkien

Alma Flor Ada


January 4

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


January 5

Lynne Cherry


January 6

Carl Sandburg


January 12

Jack London 


January 13

Sharon Robinson


January 14

Hugh Lofting


January 18

A.A. Milne


January 19

Edgar Allan Poe


January 20

Tedd Arnold


January 22

Rafe Martin


January 27

Lewis Carroll


January 29

Rosemary Wells 


January 30

Lloyd Alexander