Margaret Hillert

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Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 11, 2014 (94)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 11, 2014 (94)

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About

American writer of children's literature. Her books for beginning readers earned her several literary prizes, including a Michigan Bookwoman of the Year honor and a Children's Reading Round Table of Chicago award.

Before Fame

Before beginning work on her popular Dear Dragon children's book series, she taught first grade in Michigan.

Trivia

Though known mostly as a children's author, she also published poems.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan.

Associated With

Her literary contemporary and fellow children's book author, Sid Fleischman, became famous for works such as Humbug Mountain and The Whipping Boy.

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