A Treasury of Kate Greenaway

A Treasury of Kate Greenaway During the s three artists emerged changing the face of children s picture books forever The artists Walter Crane Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway were noteworthy because their books were

  • Title: A Treasury of Kate Greenaway
  • Author: Kate Greenaway
  • ISBN: 9780907780793
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Hardcover
  • During the 1870 s, three artists emerged changing the face of children s picture books forever The artists Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway were noteworthy because their books were designed for children Though Crane and Caldecott are still remembered, the illustrations of Kate Greenaway have endured the test of time and still have a place in today s nuDuring the 1870 s, three artists emerged changing the face of children s picture books forever The artists Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway were noteworthy because their books were designed for children Though Crane and Caldecott are still remembered, the illustrations of Kate Greenaway have endured the test of time and still have a place in today s nursery.The essence of Victorian childhood is exhibited in the idealized children of Greenaway s work Her dreamy little figures seem almost melancholy as they prance through the English countryside unaware of time or place Their outfits of frilly smocks, mob caps and sunbonnets seem Regency in appearance but are none the less the figments of Miss Greenaway s girlish imagination They are an outcome of her unwillingness to leave childhood behind.In A Treasury of Kate Greenaway Stories her wonderful illustrations are brought back to life with such children s favorites as Apple PieBook of GamesMother GooseThe Pied Piper of HamelinUnder the WindowBirthday Book with records section Book of Tunes

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    1. Kate Greenaway

      Kate Greenaway Catherine Greenaway 1846 1901 was a children s book illustrator and writer Her first book, Under the Window 1879 , a collection of simple, perfectly idyllic verses concerning children who endlessly gathered posies, untouched by the Industrial Revolution, was a best seller The Kate Greenaway Medal, established in her honour in 1955, is awarded annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in the UK to an illustrator of children s books New techniques of photolithography enabled her delicate watercolors to be reproduced Through the 1880s and 90s, in popularity her only rivals in the field of children s book illustration were Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott, himself also the eponym of a highly regarded prize medal Amongst her other works are A Day in a Child s Life 1881 , Mother Goose or, The Old Nursery Rhymes 1881 , Little Ann with Ann Taylor Jane Taylor 1883 , Marigold Garden 1885 , A Apple Pie 1886 , Pied Piper of Hamelin 1888 and Kate Greenaway s Book of Games 1889.

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    1. The "1001 Children's Books you should read before you grow up" recommended a couple of books by Kate Greenaway. So fun! Specifically Marigold Garden and Mother Goose. The books were not at the library, but this collections of Kate's work was. Ms. Greenaway was born in 1846 in England. So imagine women trying to get a foot in the door in the publishing world, not to mention, books for children were still a novelty at this time. So I spent a delightful afternoon reading and looking at this collect [...]



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