Jean Fritz

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Birthday
16, 1915
Birthplace
Hankou, China
Death Date
May 14, 2017 (101)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1915
Birthplace
Hankou, China
Death Date
May 14, 2017 (101)

About

American children's writer who won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her work in children's literature in 1986. 

Before Fame

She graduated from Wheaton College in 1937 and started her writing career writing short stories for Humpty Dumpty magazine in the 1950s.

Trivia

She was nominated for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Family Life

She married Michael Fritz in 1941 and they had two children. 

Associated With

Like her, Ellen Miles also became a celebrated children's book author.