Demi


Born
in Cambridge, Massachusetts, The United States
September 02, 1942


Demi (September 2, 1942) born Charlotte Dumaresq Hunt, is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. During her career she has published over 300 titles.

Demi was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the great-grand daughter of the American painter William Morris Hunt, and the great-grand niece of architect Richard Morris Hunt. Demi earned her nickname as a young child when her father started calling her demi because she was half the size of her sister.

She studied art at Instituto Allende, Mexico, and with Sister Corita at the Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles. She was a Fulbright scholar at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India where she received her Master’s degree.

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“When Genghis Khan died in 1227 at the age of sixty-seven, it was at the height of his power, and he was the supreme master of the largest empire ever created in the lifetime of one man.”
Demi, Genghis Khan

“No matter how old you are, where you come from, your race or religion, it is vital to have a higher power—something bigger than yourself that you can turn to for comfort.”
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