Monday, July 28, 2008

Happy birthday, Bill Crider; Kenneth Fearing; Beatrix Potter.

Bill Crider, creator of Sheriff Dan Rhodes, turns 67 today; poet Kenneth Fearing, best known in the mystery world for The Big Clock (1946; films 1948, 1987) and the subject of catty comments by Bennett Cerf in Dear Donald, Dear Bennett (2002), was born today in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1902; and beloved children's author Beatrix Potter, who appears as a sleuth in a series by Susan Wittig Albert, was born today in Kensington in 1866.

1 comment:

Bill Crider said...

Thanks, Beth. I didn't know I shared a birthday with such cool writers.