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Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Rosenthal speaking at the TEDx Waterloo conference, February 25, 2010
Rosenthal speaking at the TEDx Waterloo conference, February 25, 2010
Born 1965
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died (aged 51)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Author, filmmaker
Alma mater Tufts University
Genre Children's literature
Spouse Jason Brian Rosenthal
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal (1965 – March 13, 2017) was an American author of both adult and children's books, a short filmmaker, and former radio show host.

Early life

Rosenthal was born in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated at Tufts University. She married Jason Brian Rosenthal. They had three children.

Career

She was best known for her memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, her children's picture books, and the movie project The Beckoning of Lovely. She was a prolific writer, publishing more than 30 children's books between 2005 and her death in 2017.

She is the only author to have three children's books make the Best Children's Books for Family Literacy list in the same year. She was a contributor to Chicago's NPR affiliate WBEZ and to the TED conference.

Death

Rosenthal died in Chicago, Illinois from ovarian cancer on 13 March 2017, aged 51.

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