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Tresselt, Alvin

Born in Passaic, New Jersey on September 30, 1916, Alvin Tresselt was a pioneer in children’s books. With his poetic prose style, he created the “mood” picture book, which relied not on plot and character but on setting and description. Many of his books were popular with teachers who wished to teach about the environment. […]

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Duvoisin, Roger

Awarded the Caldecott medal in 1948 for Alvin Tresselt’s White Snow Bright Snow, Roger Duvoisin, born on August 28, 1904, had experience in many media before turning to illustration and becoming quite well-known as a prolific illustrator. He also turned his attention to writing books for children, giving readers unforgettable and highly original characters, among […]

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