Bucks County

 

BUCKS COUNTY AUTHORS

1. Which Bucks County author was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize?
Pearl S. Buck was awarded the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize for her novel The Good Earth.

Learn more about the Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site.

2. Which Bucks County author was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom?
James A. Michener is the author of more than 40 titles, including Tales of the South Pacific and was awarded both a Pulitzer Prize and a Presidential medal of Freedom for his literary works.

Learn more about the James A. Michener Art Museum.

3. Which residents of Solebury came to fame after authoring a series of famous children's books?
Stan and Jan Berenstain wrote and illustrated the famous book series, "The Berenstain Bears," which has sold more than 260 million copies since the first installment was published in 1962.

Learn more about Stan and Jan Berenstain.