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Children’s Book Illustrators in an Unexpected Place


The best illustrators of children’s books are so talented that their work cannot be contained upon picture book pages alone.

Elizabeth Bird, children’s librarian at the Children’s Center at 42nd Street of the New York Public Library system, recently went through her and her husband’s collection of New Yorker covers.  She found many illustrated by renowned Parents’ Choice Award winning illustrators.  We’ve shared a few below, but for the full list visit her blog!

Ian Falconer

Maurice Sendak

William Steig