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Biography Virginia Haviland

Virginia Haviland was born in Rochester, New York, in 1911. She published numerous children’s books, including Favorite Fairytales Told in England (1961), Favorite Fairytales Told in Japan (1967), and Favorite Fairytales Told in Ireland (1961). She chaired the Newbery-Caldecott Award Committee, and received the Regina Medal in 1976. Haviland died in 1988.

Audio Recordings with Virginia Haviland

Selected Works at the Library of Congress