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Miriam Clark Potter


(1886 - 1965)

Miriam Clark Potter

Miriam Clark Potter was born in Minneapolis. She graduated from the University of Minnesota. Sold story to Youth’s Companion at age 14. Married Zenas Potter a newspaper man. After living in Mexico and France and India, she settled in Carmel, California.

Other titles include The Golden Book of Little Verses, Goofy Mrs. Goose, Just Mrs. Goose, and No, No, Mrs. Goose!

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Read-to-Me Storybook (1947)

An anthology of stories and poems for young children.

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Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Kate Greenaway
Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Miriam Clark Potter
Illustrator(s): Lois Lenski

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Sally Gabble and the Fairies (1929)

When Sally Gabble traps a fairy in her garden, her troubles are just beginning.

Author(s): Miriam Clark Potter
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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