James Reeves

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Birthday
1, 1909
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
May 1, 1978 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1909
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
May 1, 1978 (68)

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A twentieth-century British poet, dramatist, children's author, and literary critic, he is most remembered for works such as The Wandering Moon and The Snitterjipe. His later works include More Prefabulous Animiles and Arcadian Ballads.

Before Fame

He studied at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he co-founded a literary publication entitled Experiment. He published his first book of children's poetry in 1950.

Trivia

He was born John Morris Reeves, and he later changed his name to James Reeves.

Family Life

He was the son of Albert Reeves and Ethel Blenche, and he grew up with one brother in Nottinghamshire, England.

Associated With

He, like Jacqueline Wilson, was a British children's author.

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