Maud Hart Lovelace

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Birthday
25, 1892
Birthplace
Mankato, MN
Death Date
Mar 11, 1980 (87)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1892
Birthplace
Mankato, MN
Death Date
Mar 11, 1980 (87)

About

A Twentieth-century American author, she is best known for her Betsy-Tacy children's book series. The series is unique in that the degree of reading difficulty progresses as the characters age throughout the series.

Before Fame

A voracious reader, she started writing during her early childhood years. She briefly attended the University of Minnesota and had her first story published by the Los Angeles Times Magazine.

Trivia

Her Betsy-Tacy series grew out of her stories to her daughter, Merian.

Family Life

She and her two siblings were born in Mankato, Minnesota to Thomas and Stella Hart. She married Delos Lovelace in 1917.

Associated With

Pauline Clark was another popular children's book author (she wrote the award-winning story, The Twelve and the Genii).