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Hyman, Trina Schart

Trina Schart Hyman celebrated her birthday on April 8, 1939, and was hailed as one of the great romantic illustrators of our time. She studied art in Philadelphia, Boston, and Stockholm and served as the art director for Cricket for seven years. She launched her highly successful illustrating career with Toffe Och Den Lilla Bilen […]


Forbes, Esther

Esther Forbes, born on June 28, 1891, was well-known in her day as an author of historical novels for adults. In fact, she won a Pulitzer Prize in 1942 for Paul Revere and the World He Lived In. She was thought to be one of the foremost Revere scholars of her time. During her research […]


Dennis, Wesley

Although Marguerite Henry’s horse books are favorites with children, it can be argued that they would not be as popular without (John) Wesley Dennis’ beautiful paintings. Born in Massachusetts on May 16, 1903, Dennis worked as a magazine ad illustrator while he was going to the New School in Boston. He then traveled to Paris […]