Children's book author Roald Dahl and his daughter Lucy. "Food was a huge part of our upbringing," Lucy Dahl says. Her father delighted his children with fanciful "midnight feasts" in the woods and often used mealtime to test out new characters from stories he was working on. Courtesy of Michael Faircloth hide caption

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Dick Bruna at the opening of his 2005 exhibit of Miffy creations in the Hague. Bruna's iconic white rabbit proved to be popular worldwide. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why My Mom Left Me Out Of Her Book

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Author Norman Bridwell and his wife, Norma, pose for a portrait in 2011. The creator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog stories died Friday at age 86. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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'Clifford The Big Red Dog' Creator Bridwell Dies At 86

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Michael Emberley's illustrations, like this one showing an egg traveling through a fallopian tube, make sexual health information accessible to an elementary and middle school audience. But elements of the art, including naked bodies, make some parents uncomfortable. Candlewick Press hide caption

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It May Be 'Perfectly Normal', But It's Also Frequently Banned

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