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Clyde Robert Bulla, American writer. Recipient Commonwealth Children's Book award Commonwealth Club, California, 1970; recipient Christopher award The Christophers, 1972, Sequoyah Book award Oklahoma School Children, 1978, Charlie May Simon award Arkansas School Children, 1976, book award South Carolina School Children, 1980, Focal award Los Angeles Public Library., 1991. Member Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild.


Bulla, Clyde Robert was born on January 9, 1914 in King City, Missouri, United States. Son of Julian W. and Sarah Ann (Henson) Bulla.


His first book, The Donkey Cart, was published in 1946. His autobiography, A Grain of Wheat: A Writer Begins, was published in 1985. The book referred to an essay he wrote in 1924 for the St. Joseph Gazette in which he tied with 100 others for third-place to write about a grain of wheat.



Member Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild M C.


Julian W. Bulla

Sarah Ann (Henson) Bulla