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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Bannon  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1895 in Acme, Michigan

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Bannon lived in Chicago. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also taught there.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Bannon was an artist, illustrator, author and teacher. Her career as a children's book author and illustrator began in 1939; in all she wrote and/or illustrated over twenty books.She earned acclaim from Children's Reading Round Table of Chicago and the Society of Typographical Arts.


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