Mark Twain

Mark Twain’s birthday was yesterday, November 30. If he would still be alive today, he would be 176 years old. In celebration of his birthday, we wanted to share with you some of his best sellers.

It was hard to narrow it down, but here are his top 5 books:

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The Prince and the Pauper
  • The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

 In his lifetime he wrote over 40 books! Click here to see a list of all of them.

Fun Facts about Mark Twain:

  • Many people didn’t know that Mark Twain wasn’t his birth name, it was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
  • Prior to adopting Mark Twain as his pen name, Clemens wrote under the pen name Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass.
  • Haley’s Comet was visible in the sky both on the night Mark Twain was born and on the night he passed away.

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