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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.
18 oktober 2011
17 oktober 2011
Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931)
managed to complete just three books in her short life,
all of them commissioned by the
Penn Publishing Company:
Old French Fairy Tales (1920),
Tanglewood Tales (1921), and
Arabian Nights (1928).
16 oktober 2011
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7 oktober 2011
“The Doll Who Came Alive” by Enys Tregarthen
Nellie Sloggett (29 December 1851,
Padstow, Cornwall, UK– 1923) was an author and folklorist
who wrote under the names Enys Tregarthen
and Nellie Cornwall.
After Tregarthen's death, the writer
Elizabeth Yates edited her extensive unpublished
materials for publication.
6 oktober 2011
3 oktober 2011
Libico Maraja (1912-1983)
was one of Italy's top post-War illustrators.
Born in Bellinzona, Svizzera, Maraja studied in
Lugano and began his career working for the Ala studios.
In 1940, he moved to Berlin, where he cooperated with
IMA Film, among others of the animated film 'La Rosa di Bagdad'.
After the war, he became wellknown for his book illustrations
for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', 'Pinocchio',
'Peter Pan', and many other classics.
Between 1946 and 1949, he had a brief appearance
in comics, when he made stories like 'La Quercia Maledetta'
('Dottor Faust') and 'Un mondo in un albero' with
Federico Pedrocchi for Topolino (Mondadori).