mercredi 9 mai 2012

Three Tall Tales illustrated by Helen Sewell in 1947 :)

A new crush !!! :D

Helen Sewell was born on June 27, 1896 at Mare Island in California.
She was a children's book illustrator and author. 
She studied at the Pratt Institute (including classes with Alexander Archipenko.)
She started her career in 1923 with a first publication and she continued to illustrated children's book throughout her life. She also created original drawings for Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books.
In 1955, Helen won the Caldecott honor for her book called The thanksgiving Story and illustrated several Newbery Honor novels. She died on February 24,1957 in New York leaving behind a multitude of beautifully illustrated books.

3 commentaires:

  1. Wow Sarah, you'll found a treasure! It's so pretty!

  2. This is awesome!
    Pity, the images are too small to enjoy them fully.

  3. Thank you for your comments. ! I know the images are too small because my blog is not wide enough to put more biggest pictures... That's why, if you wish, I can email them in larger size :) You just have to send me your address email :)
    Cheers !


Karel en mienet written by Mariejte Witteveen and illustrated by Eddy Dukkers, circa 1950.

Karel en mienet is one of my favorite illustrated book. I'm still looking for Karel en mienet 2, if you have it and...