Tag Archives: children’s illustration

Cabbage Moon by Jan Wahl

For those unfortunates who have never read or possibly even heard of Cabbage Moon by Jan Wahl, there is something magical about this children’s story (published 1965). Princess Adelgitha and her dog Jennie chase miser Lorenzo Squink who has stolen … Continue reading

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Brian Wildsmith, Joseph and His Brothers (children’s illustration)

Wildsmith isĀ a Catholic and also wrote & illustrated similarly exquisite, lavish books on the Exodus and others. Visit his website.

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Tove Jansson, The Dangerous Journey (Children’s literature)

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John Collier

Self-trained, extremely talented American illustrator renowned in his field. Made some amazing charcoal works in a Pre-Raphaelite or Symbolist style forĀ Sleeping Beauty (which I happened to read to my five-year old son tonight). I could not locate them anywhere online, … Continue reading

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