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Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author of 'You May Want to Marry My Husband,' dies at 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author of 'You May Want to Marry My Husband,' dies at 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a Chicago author who recently wrote a heart-wrenching column, "You May Want to Marry My Husband," while battling ovarian cancer, died Monday at 51.

Rosenthal was a prolific creator described on her website as "a person who likes to make things." That includes nearly 30 children's books, including those about a unicorn who believes girls are real and a pea denied dessert until he finishes his candy, "grown-up" books and short films.

She also was unconventional, and in addition to her published works, she liked to make "wishes" and "something out of nothing," according to her...

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