- Category : 1911-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 2
American writer and translator of over 40 books, mostly for children and about Americana. He published many titles for Golden Books. He also adapted a number of works of classic literature into comic book form (illustrated by artists) for Pendulum Press from 1973 to 1974. Irwin Shapiro died on 7 November 1981, aged 70. The Library of Congress holds 44 titles in his name.