Natalie Babbitt


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in Dayton, Ohio, The United States
July 28, 1932

Died
October 31, 2016

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Natalie Babbitt was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. She attended Laurel School for Girls, and then Smith College. She had 3 children and was married to Samuel Fisher Babbitt. She was the grandmother of 3 and lived in Rhode Island.
She was a board member of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance a national not-for-profit that actively advocates for literacy, literature, and libraries.

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The Devil's Other Storybook

3.88 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 1987 — 7 editions
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Goody Hall

3.58 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1971 — 11 editions
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Ouch!: A Tale from Grimm

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“Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.”
Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

“Like all magnificent things, it's very simple.”
Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

“The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn, but the first week of August is motionless, and hot. It is curiously silent, too, with blank white dawns and glaring noons, and sunsets smeared with too much color.”
Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

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