Hugh Lofting — British Author born on January 14, 1886, died on September 26, 1947

Hugh John Lofting was a British author, trained as a civil engineer, who created the character of Doctor Dolittle, one of the classics of children's literature... (wikipedia)

There has always been a tendency to classify children almost as a distinct species.
I make no claim to be an authority on writing or illustrating for children.
The fact that I have been successful merely means that I can write and illustrate in my own way.