May Massee

1883 - 1966

Publisher & Editor


May Massee
May Massee was an editor and children's literature enthusiast. Born on May 1st in 1881, she became the editor of the American Library Association's Booklist in 1913. She was instrumental in the creation of the children's book publishing departments at Doubleday Books and the Viking Press in 1933.

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