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Williams, Garth

Whether or not you recognize Garth Williams’ name, you must surely recognize his illustrations. Born on April 16, 1912, in New York City, his was an artistic family. As he said, “Everybody in my home was always either painting or drawing.” Growing up on a farm in New Jersey must have given him an excellent […]


Wilder, Laura Ingalls

In a speech given October 1937, Laura Ingalls Wilder, who was born on February 7, 1867, reflected on her now famous Little House books. “Many years ago—there was no radio to amuse us, no moving pictures to go see, so when the day’s work was done, we sat in the twilight or by the evening […]


Sewell, Helen

Helen Moore Sewell was born on June 27, 1896. Many will recognize her artwork from the original Little House books, some of which she co-illustrated with Mildred Boyle, but her career began much earlier. In fact, by age 8 she had already decided she was going to be an artist, and by 12 she had […]