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Ellis Parker Butler Biography and Poems

Ellis Parker Butler Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Ellis Parker Butler, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Butler, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Butler, Ellis Parker

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Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story " Pigs Is Pigs ", in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating geometrically. His most famous character was Philo Gubb .

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