Charles Ghigna

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Birthday
25, 1946
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1946 (age 71)
Birthplace
New York

About

Poet and children's author best known for Returning to Earth, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated work. His other publications include Fury of Motion: Poems for Boys and Tickle Day: Poems from Father Goose.

Before Fame

He attended Florida State University and Florida Atlantic University.

Trivia

He created a children's television series called Cabbages and Kings for the Alabama Educational Television station.

Family Life

He was born in New York, and he grew up primarily in Florida. He married Nancy Minnicks in 1967 and later had a daughter named Julie Ann.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of John Updike.

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