Shirley Climo


Born
in Cleveland, OH, The United States
November 25, 1928

Died
August 25, 2012

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Shirley Climo was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1928. She attended DePauw University until her mother died unexpectedly in 1949. She dropped out of college and took up her mother's work writing scripts for the weekly WGAR-Radio children's program Fairytale Theatre. During her lifetime, she wrote 24 books including The Korean Cinderella; Magic and Mischief: Tales from Cornwall; A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World; A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from Around the World; and Someone Saw a Spider: Spider Facts and Folktales. She died on August 25, 2012 at the age of 83. ...more

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The Egyptian Cinderella

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The Korean Cinderella

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The Persian Cinderella

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The Irish Cinderlad

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