Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales : production material.
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Margot Tomes was born August 10, 1917 in Yonkers, New York. She attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and early in her career worked as a fabric designer. She began illustrating books in the 1950s, mainly works for adults including mysteries and cook books. In 1963 she illustrated her first book for children, The Brave Balloon of Benjamin Buckley. Throughout her long and prolific career, Margot Tomes illustrated dozens of books for children. She did illustrations for works of fiction and non-...
Lurie was born on Sept. 3, 1926 in Chicago, IL; BA, Radcliffe College, 1947; married Jonathan Peale Bishop, Sept. 10, 1948; lecturer (1969-73), assoc. professor (1973-76), and professor of English in 1976, Cornell Univ.; named Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American literature in 1989; won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her Foreign Affairs (1984); other books include The nowhere city (1965), Imaginary friends (1967), The war between the Tates (1974), and The Oxford book of modern fairy ...