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Ransome, Arthur

Arthur Ransome, born January 18, 1884, is best known around the world for his Swallows and Amazons series. This series is based on the holiday adventures of children who sailed and explored the lakes and mountains of England. Arthur was born in Leeds, England. To share his love of nature with his newborn son, Arthur’s […]


Rand, Ted

Ted Rand was born on December 27, 1915 on Mercer Island, Washington. His mother was a teacher and his father was the principal of the Luther Burbank School, which was run by the Seattle school district for “wayward boys.” When he was young, he traveled the world. “I saw Hitler speak in Munich,” he once said, “and I saw […]


Rackham, Arthur

British illustrator Arthur Rackham was born on Sept. 19th, 1867. He grew up as one of twelve children and trained as an insurance clerk. He studied art at night and changed careers after eight years of study. He began work as a full time illustrator for the Westminster Budget, a London newspaper. He began illustrating […]