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Weisgard, Leonard

Leonard Weisgard was born on December 13, 1916 and wrote or illustrated nearly 200 children’s books during his 50-year career. Weisgard attended Pratt Institute and the New School for Social Research. Weisgard worked as a department store and magazine artist before publishing his first book, Suke the Siamese Pussy, in 1937. He also worked under […]


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 […]