Laura Richards

Laura Richards

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 - January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children’s, biographies, poetry, and others.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 27 Feb 1850
  • Death Date: 14 Jan 1943
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“The Cake”
A short fable about a boy who beat his brother because he stole his cake.
“The Pig Brother”
A fairy tale that teaches children to be tidy or they will be doomed to play with pigs in the mud.
“The Sailor Man”
A folk tale that teaches children not to daydream, but work for their reward.