Day: December 21, 2019

Interesting Facts about charles Dickens #1

Career Spotlight: 15 Interesting Facts about Charles Dickens; Famous Author

Interesting facts about Charles Dickens #1: Dickens had to leave school at 12 and take up a job in a boot-blacking factory after his father, John, was sent to prison for debt in 1824. He returned to school when his family inherited enough money to cover what they owed. But, just 3 years after first …

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Interesting facts about Roald Dahl #5

Career Spotlight: 16 Interesting Facts about Roald Dahl; Beloved Childrens’ Author

Interesting facts about Roald Dahl #1: His mother immigrated to the UK and married his father in 1911. Dahl was named after Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen. His first language was Norwegian, which he spoke at home with his parents and his sisters. Interesting facts about Roald Dahl #2: Dahl first attended The Cathedral School, …

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Interesting facts about Pablo Picasso #4

Career Spotlight: 13 Interesting Facts about Pablo Picasso; Founder of Cubism

Interesting facts about Pablo Picasso #1: Picasssos’ dad was an Art Professor. He gave his son formal artistic training from the age of 7. At 13, Picasso Jr finished a sketch of a pigeon that his father had done. His father felt his sons’ skills had surpassed that of his own and vowed to give …

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