Friday, September 14, 2012

Shirley Climo, R. I. P.

Los Altos Town Crier: Shirley Climo, a Los Altos author who published dozens of picture books, died Aug. 25. She was 83. Mrs. Climo penned 24 books, covering fairy tales, fables and folklore from around the world. Sometimes she revisited a classic story through the lens of different cultures, dwelling on, for instance, Cinderella as Egyptian, Persian and Korean, and even as a lad.

1 comment:

Cap'n Bob said...

I once lived in Los Altos. Didn't know the lady, though.