Kunhardt, Dorothy

Kunhardt, Dorothy (b. Meserve)

(1901–79) author, illustrator; born in New York City. Based in New York City and Beverly, Mass., she began writing in the 1930s and became famous for a new concept of touch-and-feel books for young children, notably Pat the Bunny (1940), a popular classic.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.