Charles Hirsch (ca. 1957-2013) was an English professor at the New York City Technical College who also worked in children's literature. He wrote the Muppet Babies story "Babes in Snowland," included in the Jim Henson's Bedtime Stories series and later reprinted in Stories to Share.
Hirsch was a contributor and editor for the magazine Highlights for Children. He also wrote books of learning activities for ESL students.