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Charlotte Inez Pomerantz (July 24, 1930 – July 24, 2022) was an American children's writer and journalist.

Early life and education

Charlotte Inez Pomerantz was born on July 24, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York, to Phyllis (Cohen) and Abraham Pomerantz. She received a bachelor's degree from Sarah Lawrence College in 1953.

Personal life

Pomerantz married Carl Marzani on November 12, 1966. She died in Charlottesville, Virginia, on July 24, 2022, her 92nd birthday.


Her 1975 story The Princess and the Admiral won a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Pomerantz's story The Piggy in the Puddle appeared on Reading Rainbow in 1992.

Books published by Marzani & Munsell
  • A quarter-century of un-Americana: a tragico-comical memorabilia of HUAC (1963)
  • The mood of the nation (November 22–29, 1963)
Pamphlet published by the Labor Committee for Peace in Vietnam
  • The Unspeakable War: Dead End of a Colonial War 1940–1966 (1966)
Books for children
  • All Asleep (1984), illustrated by Nancy Tafuri, ISBN: 0-688-03762-3
  • One Duck, Another Duck (1984), illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey, ISBN: 0-15-300310-3
  • How Many Trucks Can A Tow Truck Tow? (1987), illustrated by R. W. Alley, ISBN: 0-679-87810-6
  • The Mousery (2000), illustrated by Kurt Cyrus, ISBN: 0-15-202304-6
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