I love children’s books… more specifically, I love the illustrators behind children’s books…
First published in 1951, it features the most darling of illustrations. This is a reprint, bought brand new maybe 2 years ago for Hannah but the illustrations have not been altered since 1951.
I read this to Hannah tonight and was again enchanted by the sweet illustrations. I am keen to purchase another copy just so I can frame my favourite pages to adorn Hannah’s room :)
Disney-honoured illustrator Mary Blair teamed up with writer Ruth Krauss to produce pages like this:
Of course, a quick browse online and I find someone else’s already done it with the very same book! This is Very Important chose simple light-wood frames for her pages.
There are some really beautiful Golden Books around and I must admit, I’m a sucker for them. Me, in my mid-thirties… I think I now derive more pleasure from them than my little six year old, who thinks they’re too young for her!