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    11 Literary Giants Who Have Penned Delightful Children’s Books

    Oscar Wilde and Sylvia Plath are not names usually associated with children’s books.

    1. T.S. Eliot, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cat

    2. Virginia Woolf, The Widow and the Parrot

    3. Leo Tolstoy, Fables and Fairy Tales

    4. Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

    5. Salman Rushdie, Haroun and the Sea of Stories

    6. James Joyce, The Cat and the Devil

    7. Aldous Huxley, The Crows of Pearblossom

    8. Sylvia Plath, The Bed Book

    9. John Updike, A Child's Calendar

    10. Toni Morrison, The Book of Mean People

    11. William Faulkner, The Wishing Tree

    Bonus author: Ian Fleming, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car

    To see more unlikely children’s authors check out: Brain Pickings and We Too Were Childern.