William Pène du Bois

William Pène du Bois

William Pène du Bois was born in Nutley, New Jersey on May 9th, 1916 and passed away at the age of 76 on February 5th, 1993.

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William Pène du Bois Stats: The highest rated book by William Pène du Bois on Book Notification is Bear Circus, a Children's Book novel. The second-highest rated book is The Twenty-One Balloons, a Children's Book novel.

The most read book by William Pène du Bois on Book Notification is The Twenty-One Balloons, a Children's Book novel. The second most read book is Bear Circus, a Children's Book novel.

Below is a complete list of William Pène du Bois books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by William Pène du Bois is the William Pène du Bois Children's Books.

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1936
2
1938
3
1940
4
1941
5
41947
6
1950
7
1952
8
1954
9
1959
10
1962
11
1965
12
1969
13
1970
14
1970
15
81971
16
1973
17
1975
18
1978
19
The Planet of Lost Things (With: Mark Strand)
1982
20
1984

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

William Pène du Bois: Biography

William Pène du Bois was born on May 9th, 1916. William passed away February 5th, 1993 at 76 years old. William Pène du Bois was born in Nutley, New Jersey.

William Pène du Bois was the author of the William Pène du Bois Children's Books series which consists of 20 novels. The William Pène du Bois Children's Books series started in 1936 with the novel Elisabeth the Cow Ghost. The most recently released novel in the William Pène du Bois Children's Books series was Gentleman Bear which was released in 1984. There are no upcoming novels for the William Pène du Bois Children's Books series.

William Pène du Bois also wrote the Picture Books series which has 8 books including Bear Party and Giant Otto.

William Pène du Bois: Awards & Accolades

Pène du Bois' book, The Twenty-One Balloons won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1948.

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William Pène du Bois: F.A.Q

When was William Pène du Bois Born?

William Pène du Bois was born on May 9th, 1916.

When did William Pène du Bois die?

William Pène du Bois died on February 5th, 1993 at 76 years old.

Where was William Pène du Bois Born?

William Pène du Bois was born in Nutley, New Jersey.

What book awards has William Pène du Bois won?

Pène du Bois' book, The Twenty-One Balloons won the award John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1948.

What was the first book William Pène du Bois wrote?

The first novel written by William Pène du Bois was Elisabeth the Cow Ghost, published in 1936.

What was the most recent book William Pène du Bois wrote?

His most recently released work was Gentleman Bear on July 18th, 1984.

How many books has William Pène du Bois written?

William Pène du Bois has written 28 books. 20 books in the Children's Books, 8 books in the Picture Books.

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