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Gene Zion

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About Gene Zion

Born on October 5, in 1913, Gene Zion attended the New School of Social Research and the Pratt Institute. In 1948, he married artist Margaret Bloy Graham, who then collaborated with him on all his picture books. When their marriage ended in 1968, Zion also ended his career as an author. Zion is best known for his creation of the rascally dog, Harry, who appears in such books as HARRY THE DIRTY DOG and HARRY BY THE SEA. He died in 1975.

Recent updates about Gene Zion

National Share-a-Story Month

Who doesn't love storytime. Curl up with your kids and Harry and the Guinea Pig. The perfect read for storytime! Gene Zion from Puffin.

12 days ago

International Day of Families

A family read...Harry By The Sea by Gene Zion from Red Fox 

13 days ago

Mango Day

Why not read Harry By The Sea by Gene Zion from Red Fox

10 months ago

Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham

Out now! Harry and the Guinea Pig by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham. Published by Puffin.

3 years ago

International Children's Book Day

A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, Harry By The Sea by Gene Zion from Red Fox.

4 years ago

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

You should read Harry By The Sea by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham. Published by Red Fox.

4 years ago

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

Discover Harry The Dirty Dog by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham. Published by Red Fox.

4 years ago

National Mutt Day (US)

Amazing!!! No Roses For Harry by Gene Zion. Published by Red Fox.

4 years ago

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