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Emma Brock

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | March 20, 2020

As part of Women's History Month, we want to take a look at some important women authors. This week's author is Emma Brock. Born in Montana in 1886, she moved to Fort Snelling in 1904. She wrote and illustrated over 30 books for children over her long career. A contemporary of Wanda Gag, she explained her career choice by simply stating: “I am interested in children.”
This book, "Kristie's Buttercup," was published in 1952.