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Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, American author, editor. Recipient Junior Book award Boys Club American, 1960, Most Distinguished Work of Fiction for Younger Children award Indiana University Writers Conference, 1964. Member Authors Guild American, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Dramatists Guild, Society Children's Book Writers.

Background

Regniers, Beatrice Schenk de was born on August 16, 1914 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Harry and Sophia (Feinstein) Freedman.

Education

Student, University Illinois, 1933. Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1935. Student, Graduate School, 1937.

Postgraduate, University Toulouse, France, 1935. Postgraduate, The Sorbonne, Paris, 1936. Master of Education, Winnetka Graduate Teachers College, Illinois, 1941.

Career

Copywriter, Scott Foresman & Company, Chicago, 1943-1944;welfare officer, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Egypt, 1944-1946;copywriter, American Book Company. New York City, 1948-1949;director educational materials, American Heart Association, New York City, 1949-1961;editor, Lucky Book Club of Scholastic Book Services, New York City, 1961-1981.

Works

Membership

Member Authors Guild American, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Dramatists Guild, Society Children's Book Writers.

Connections

Married Francis de Regniers, May 2, 1953.

father:
Harry Freedman

mother:
Sophia (Feinstein) Freedman

spouse:
Francis de Regniers