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KRAUSS, Ruth, Remy Charlip, Maurice Sendak, Margaret Rey, H. A. Rey, Karla Kuskin, Ezra Jack Keats, Miriam Schlein, Harvey Weiss and Crockett Johnson.

10 signatures by 10 US children's authors and illustrators.

c. 1970 Stock Code: 146040
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A collection of esteemed Children's authors and illustrators, presumably signed at the same gathering as the signatures are in the same pen, unfortunately we do not have the whereabouts or exact dates. Ruth Krauss was the author of many Children's books including "The Carrot Seed", one of many collaborations with her husband illustrator, Crockett Johnson, eight of her books were also illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Remy Charlip was a dancer, choreographer and founding member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company before finding an even larger audience writing and illustrating children's books including "Dress Up and Let's Have a Party". Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated many books, his most popular being "Where the Wild Things Are". Margaret and H. A. Rey were a married couple and were best known for their " Curious George" series. Karla Kuskin, wrote or illustrated over 50 titles, also writing under the pseudonym Nicholas J. Charles, she also reviewed children's literature for The New York Times Book Review. Ezra Jack Keats is most famous for "The Snowy Day" which he wrote and illustrated in 1962, winning the next years Caldecott Medal. Miriam Schlein wrote nearly 100 books that helped teach children about various subjects including animals and more obscure ideas such as space and time. Harvey Weiss wrote "The Big Clean Up" together with many "How to..." and factual books for children and young adults. Crockett Johnson is best known for the comic strip Barnaby with Mr O'Malley.

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10 autographs on two leaves of ruled paper removed from a spiral bound notebook.


Remy Charlip has added a drawing of a cat, Maurice Sendak a drawing of a sitting dog, H. A. Rey a drawing of a giraffe, Karla Kushkin a drawing of two dogs, Ezra Jack Keats a drawing of a stick man, Harvey Weiss a drawing of a worried face and Crockett Jo


All in excellent condition. Presented in black wooden frame with museum acrylic glazing.


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