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Cooney, Barbara

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Illustrators


1917 - Born in Brooklyn, New York on the 6th of  August.

1944 - She met and married Guy Murchie and had two children.

1949 - She later divorced, and remarried Charles Talbot Porter in July 1949 and had two more children.

1980 - She picked the other Caldecott in 1980 for Ox-Cart Man, she traveled a lot, picking up ideas to draw and, occasionally, write

1982 - She won the National Book Award for Miss Rumphius.

1996 - Maine Governor Angus King honored Miss Cooney by proclaiming the day "Barbara Cooney Day". Her last book, Basket Moon.

2000 - Died on the 10th of March.


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