MICHAEL K. FRITH

1941 -

Writing as: Michael K. Frith


American humorist, Frith is a former Executive Vice-President and Creative Director for Jim Henson Productions. According to Wikipedia: Frith was born in Bermuda and educated at Harvard College. He and Christopher Cerf co-wrote Alligator, the 1962 Harvard Lampoon parody of James Bond novels. Later he illustrated the front cover of Bored of the Rings, the 1969 Lampoon parody of The Lord of the Rings.

Frith began his career at Random House in 1963 as a children's book illustrator and editor. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Beginner Books series, the line of books created by Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss. He was also Dr. Seuss's book editor and close personal friend.



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