The creator of Archy & Mehitabel, Freddy the Rat, Warty Bliggens the Toad,
Hermione, The Old Soak and other timeless American treasures

Danny's Own Story

Danny's Own Story

Photo taken in 1912 during reception for Don's first book, Danny's Own Story. The man on the left is popular writer of the era Ellis Parker Butler (1869-1937), author of the humorous "Pigs is Pigs" story and hundreds of other books, stories and articles. The woman holding a copy of Don's new book is Don's first wife, Reina, who died in 1923.

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