Google Doodle Celebrates John Steinbeck

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Today’s Google Doodle is one big, interactive birthday card to Pulitzer Prize winning author John Steinbeck, who would have turned 112 today.

After clicking on the Doodle, users get transported to a click through animation that highlights his greatest works, starting with The Grapes of Wrath.


Clicking the image prompts illustrations based on the Pulitzer Prize and Nation Book Award winning novel to appear on the screen along with famous quotes.


Other books featured included Cannery Row:

Of Mice and Men:


The Pearl:


and Travels with Charlie in Search of America:


Steinbeck died in 1968 at 66.

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