Howard R Garis
Howard Roger Garis (1873 - 1962) was an American novelist best known for a series of books, the majority of which he published under his own name, but Baseball Joe, which he published under the name Lester Chadwick, and which starred the amusing elderly rabbit Uncle Wiggily Longears. Garis and his wife were possibly the most prolific authors of children's books in the early twentieth century. Lansing Campbell illustrated many of his novels. Garis was born in the city of Binghamton in the state of New York. He and his wife, Lilian Garis, both worked for the Newark Evening News as reporters. He also did some freelance work for WNJR in Newark.