From Mother Goose To Dr. Seuss: Children's Book Covers, 1860-1960
- Number of Pages: 176
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The covers of children's books dazzle us with art, enchantment, and boldly creative designs. This can be specifically correct of books created during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, what could be known as the golden age of children's book publishing. Sure to spark fond memories for those that loved books when they had been kids, From Mother Goose to Dr. Seuss is also made to order for bibliophiles, artists, illustrators, and designers. Now this treasury of children's book covers from the late 1800s towards the mid-1900s reviews the complete parade of this era's marvelous cover art, from brilliantly illustrated fairy tales to early editions of such favorites as Curious George Takes a Job, The Tiny Prince, Charlotte's Web, Babar's Picnic, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and other classics. During this time, advances in printing and a lot more eclectic tastes produced for basically the most colorful and daring books of all. The masterful function of Walter Crane, Maurice Sendak, Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) , Beatrix Potter, and a number of other individuals is well represented, and captions offer notes and details about each book, artist, and era.
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