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Hurd, Edith Thacher

Edith Thacher Hurd was born in Missouri on September 13, 1910. She married Clement Hurd in 1939. They became one of children’s literature’s best-known teams, working on picture books like Johnny Lion’s Book (1965) and Wilson’s World (1971). After the couple moved to Vermont, their son, Thacher, was born in 1949. Clem and Posey, as their […]


Hurd, Clement

Illustrator Clement Hurd, born January 12th, 1908, was all set to become a banker like his father when in 1931 he followed his heart and got on a boat to France. Two years later, when he ran out of money, he returned to New York and got a job freelancing as a decorative artist. As […]