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Newbery, John

Born: 1713 AD
Died: 1767 AD
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1713 – Born on the 9th of July in Waltham St. Lawrence.

1740 – He started publishing books.

1743 – He opened a shop in London.

1744 – He published "A Little Pretty-Book" is often cited as the first children’s book.

1767 – He died on the 22nd of December.