Famous French Children's Authors

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Charles Perrault
(Iconic French Author Who Laid the Foundations for a New Literary Genre, the 'Fairy Tale')
Charles Perrault
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Birthdate: January 12, 1628
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 16, 1703

Most people have grown up reading fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood and Puss in Boots. However, they aren’t probably aware that these folk tales were first collated and presented under the genre fairy tales, as Tales of Mother Goose, by 17th-century French author Charles Perrault.

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Madame d'Aulnoy
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Birthdate: 1651 AD
Birthplace: Barneville-la-Bertran, France
Died: January 4, 1705
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Jean de Brunhoff
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Birthdate: December 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 16, 1937
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Christophe Honoré
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Birthdate: April 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carhaix-Plouguer, France
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Elisabeth Beresford
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Birthdate: August 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 24, 2010
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Countess of Ségur
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Birthdate: August 1, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 8, 1874
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Marcel Aymé
(Novelist)
Marcel Aymé
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Birthdate: March 29, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Joigny, France
Died: October 14, 1967
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Cécile de Brunhoff
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Birthdate: October 16, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 7, 2003