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Millicent Selsam (May 30, 1912—1996) was an American children’s author.
Total Books: 19
Selsam was born in New York City May 30, 1912. She became interested in biology during her high school years. She took this interest to college when she studied biology at Brooklyn College. She was then offered a fellowship teaching at Columbia University while completing an M.A. in botany. Guide to the Millicent Ellis Selsam Papers 1912-1996
After receiving her M.A., Selsam taught high school science before deciding to write science discovery books for children in 1946 Millicent Selsam. Her first book was From Egg to Chick. After that her work found outlets at Harper & Row, Morrow, Macmillan, Doubleday and Walker, among other publishers. Millicent Selsam, 84; Her Science Booklets Told Children Why - New York Times
She has written over a hundred children’s books.