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Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980

LC control no.n 79021720
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Personal name headingDuvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980
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Variant(s)Duvoisin, Roger Antoine, 1904-1980
Duvoisin, Roger Antoine, 1900-1980
Birth date1900-08-28
Death date1980-06
Place of birthGeneva (Switzerland)
Field of activityChildren's literature
Profession or occupationAuthors Illustrators
Found inHis A little boy was drawing ... 1932.
His The importance of Crocus, c1981: t.p. (Roger Duvoisin)
Letter and phone call from publisher (Roger Duvoisin; actual birthdate 8/28/1900; author died in June 1980; author's wife says he sometimes gave out the 1904 date as his birthyear, but that he was indeed born in 1900 and was not quite eighty when he died; WW in Amer. is incorrect)
Wikipedia, July 7, 2016 (Roger Antoine Duvoisin (August 28, 1900 in Geneva, Switzerland-June 1980) was a Swiss-born American writer and illustrator, best known for children's picture books. He won the 1948 Caldecott Medal for picture books and in 1968 he was a highly commended runner-up for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's illustrators.)
Associated languageeng