Eric Gordon Hill OBE (born
7 September, 1927in London) is a popular authorand illustratorof children's picture books, best known for his character Spot the Dog. His works have been widely praised for their contributions to child literacy.
He appeared on
Mister Roger's NeighborhoodEpisode #1645 where he and Fred Rogersdiscussed the making of a page in a "Spot" book.
He was appointed
Officer of the Order of the British Empire(OBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours.
Spot the Dog
* [http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000015103,00.html Biography from Penguin Books]
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