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Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (August 16, 1914—March 1, 2000) was an American writer of children's picture books.

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers was born in Lafayette, Indiana, and studied social work administration at the University of Chicago, earning her M.Ed. in 1941. During the 1940s she worked in the US and in a Yugoslav refugee camp on the Sinai peninsula.During the 1950s she was a free-lance writer of nonfiction, humor, short stories, and columns, as well as children's books. Her first book was The Giant Story, a picture book illustrated by Maurice Sendak, published by Harper in 1953.From 1961 she worked at Scholastic, Inc. as the founding editor of its "Lucky Book Club", four days weekly with Monday reserved for her own writing. She retired twenty years later.She wrote over fifty books, ten of which were published under the pseudonym of Tamara Kitt, including The Adventures of Silly Billy (1961), and The Boy Who Fooled the Giant (1963).Illustrator Beni Montresor won the annual Caldecott Medal for May I Bring a Friend?, published by Atheneum Books in 1964.

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Some of their strengths

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Bold, Extroverted, Intelligent, Generous, Confident, Energetic, and Optimistic.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who really cares about helping others make the most of what they have.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Beatrice Schenk de Regniers well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Optimistic and Frank

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Beatrice Schenk de Regniers as someone who is optimistic, principled, adventurous, and direct.

A person who isn't shy about expressing their opinions, loves competition, loves learning things themself, who is known for being inventive and original, and who loves being surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is confident and creative, and who has a love for starting new projects, inventing new things, and giving back to the community.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Beatrice Schenk de Regniers's challenges

While Beatrice Schenk de Regniers has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers can be Arrogant, Stubborn, Status-seeking, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Suspicious, and Pushy.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Beatrice Schenk de Regniers's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Pushy and Restless

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers is someone who can be arrogant and bossy, who can have difficulty concentrating and focusing, be unable to separate emotions from business decisions, and who can engage in excessive spending in support of an expensive lifestyle and habits.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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