Miriam Schlein

 

 

Age: 78

 

Summary: author of nearly 100 books that helped teach children about animals and more about obscure ideas like space and time whose more recent books about dinosaurs are still in print, including Before the Dinosaurs (1996), The Dino Quiz Book (1995), and Discovering Dinosaur Babies (1991), and who wrote several books that were Junior Literary Guild Selections.

 

 

Cause of Death: Vasculitis

 

Born: June 6, 1926

 

Died: November 23, 2004

 

Location: New York City, New York