Treasury of the Great Children's Book Illustrators

Treasury of the Great Children's Book Illustrators

by Susan E. Meyer
     
 

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The lives and works of the most influential children's book illustrators are presented in this captivating survey, which focuses on the now-classic work of Victorian artists Edward Lear, John Tenniel, Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Ernest Shepard, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and W. W. Denslow.… See more details below

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The lives and works of the most influential children's book illustrators are presented in this captivating survey, which focuses on the now-classic work of Victorian artists Edward Lear, John Tenniel, Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Ernest Shepard, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and W. W. Denslow.

A delightful introduction examines the world in which these illustrators worked, including the growth of the publishing industry in the 19th century, the changing attitudes toward children, and the invention of the children's picture book.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This highly praised collection focuses on the great Victorians, English and American, from Edward Lear to N.C. Wyeth. (May)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810926943
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.13(h) x 0.88(d)

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