country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison, Bradford College
occupation: writer, novelist, biographer, children's writer
award received: Pulitzer Prize for History, Newbery Medal, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Esther Louise Forbes (; June 28, 1891 – August 12, 1967) was an American novelist, historian and children's writer who received the Pulitzer Prize and the Newbery Medal. She was the first woman elected to membership in the American Antiquarian Society.
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