Rowena Bastin Bennett
Rowena Bastin Bennett wrote plays, stories, and poetry for children. Her collections of poetry include Songs from Around a Toadstool Table: A Child’s Book of Verse (1937), Alphabet Book (1938), Story-teller Poems (1948), Here Comes Christmas: A Book of Christmas Poems for Youngsters (1962), and The Day Is Dancing and Other Poems (1968). Poet and editor Jack Prelutsky included her work in The Random House Book of Poetry for Children (1983).
LIFE SPAN 1896–