Drawn to Enchant: Original Children's Book Art

    Drawn to Enchant: Original Children's Book Art

    in the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection

    Timothy G Young

    Beinecke Library 2007

    Hardback 224pp Illustrated 292x237mm

    9780300126730   Product Code: 17097

    Using reproductions of 250 original artworks from the Shirley Collection in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale, this book journeys through childhood reading from first alphabet books to adventure tales, and explores various types of children's illustration, including comics, historical pictures of America, Christmas time and 20th century classics. The illustrations date from around 1780 to 2001 and include works by WW Denslow, Maurice Sendak, Beatrix Potter, Andrew Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish.

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