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Petersham, Miska

Author and illustrator Miska Petersham was born on September 20, 1888. Miska graduated from the Budapest Academy of Art in Hungary and immigrated to the United States in 1912. Miska worked as a commercial artist until marrying Maud Fuller and beginning a career in children’s books. They went on to become a Caldecott Medal-winning team. […]


Petersham, Maud

Maud Fuller Petersham was born on August 5, 1889 in Kingston, New York and grew up to be part of a Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team. She was the daughter of a Baptist minister, graduated from Vassar, and spent a year at art school in New York where she met Miska, her lifelong collaborator. Working in […]