“I sometimes have my doubts about the accuracy of the word ‘laptop’.”

by chuckofish

11913884_1015403995161170_4787748314700711608_oSandra Boynton is my kind of gal.

I have been a fan ever since she started writing and illustrating greeting cards back in the 1970s for Recycled Paper Greetings. I mean who can forget the genius “Don’t let the turkeys get you down” card?

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Not to mention all those wonderful children’s books we read over and over and over in the 1980s and 90s.

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It might surprise you to learn that she is grew up in Philadelphia. Her parents were Quakers. She attended a Quaker school (Germantown Friends School) and then went to Yale, entering in 1970 in the college’s second year of coeducation. She readily admits “joyfully squandering an expensive education on producing works of no apparent significance”.

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Well, I just kind of love her.

She even has a website.

Enjoy your Thursday–the weekend is almost here!