Author Death’s in 2021

man walking up stairs into blue clouds

Author Deaths this Year:

Eric Carle – Passed away in May of this year

Lois Ehlert — May 2021 Chica Chica Boom Boom author

Beverly Cleary March 2021

Gary Paulsen – Hatchet, The River, etc.passed away October 2021

Anne Rice – December 11th 2021 (listed date because she died on my birthday).

Did I miss an author that you would like to recognize this year? I have been blessed that most of the authors I read are currently producing work and alive and well (as far as I can tell). I grew up with Carle, Ehlert, Cleary & Paulsen and taught with their books!

By Fred Rockwood – https://www.flickr.com/photos/freeloosedirt/3474521853/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=106007954

By Unknown author – Cleary Family archive/OPB, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=58410235

By Wyoming Department of Education, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=111023264

By Anne Rice – http://www.annerice.com/images/Gall10_10.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=997592

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