10 Fun Literary Facts You Probably Did Not Know!

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1. Danielle Steel is the world’s most selling living author!

Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel, better known by the name Danielle Steel, is an American novelist, currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time, with over 800 million copies sold.

unnamed2. Cinderella’s slippers were originally made out of fur!

The story was changed in the 1600s by a translator. It was the left shoe that Aschenputtel (Cinderella) lost at the stairway, when the prince tried to follow her.

giphy3. Dr. Seuss wrote “Green Eggs and Ham” after his editor dared him to write a book using fewer than 50 different words!

The vocabulary of the text consists of just 50 different words, and was the result of a bet between Seuss and Bennett Cerf (Dr. Seuss’s publisher) that Seuss (after completing The Cat in the Hat using 236 words) could not complete…

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