- Date of birth: December 13, 1901
- Died: December 01, 1979
- Born: in Beverly, Massachusetts, The United States.
- Description: Dorothy Kunhardt was the author of over 50 children's book, including the legendary interactive baby book, Pat the Bunny. She was also a historian, writing several books about 19th century America, including a well-known account of the aftermath of Lincoln's assassination.