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Newbery, John

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Born: 1713 AD
Died: 1767 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Writers

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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.

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