Bruce Larkin

Children's Author

Birthday January 23, 1957

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace West Chester, PA

Age 67 years old

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An American children's and educational author, poet, and philanthropist, he is known for his works in both English and Spanish. His children's books include At the Farm, The Book Monkeys, and All About Snakes.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard before attending Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.


He donated 400,000 books to American schools in 2009.

Family Life

He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. His father was an Irish immigrant to the United States.

Associated With

He and fellow Pennsylvania native, Marc Brown, are both known for their works of children's literature.