Fabulous Young Witch Flying Standing Up in the Woods
--by Ida Rentoul Outwaithe
Ida Rentoul Outhwaite was born
Ida Sherbourne Rentoul
in Carlton Victoria 9 June 1888
– died Caulfield, Victoria 25 June 1960
She was an Australian illustrator of children's books.
Her work mostly depicted fairies.
Outhwaite worked predominantly with pen
and ink, and watercolour.
Outhwaite's first illustration was published by
The New Idea in 1904 when she was just 15 years of age.