Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose for Kids contains ten of her best-known, full-color illustrations of these beloved nursery rhymes, including “Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater,” “Little Bo-Peep,” and “Ring a-round a rosie,” in a toddler-friendly board-book format. This, the first book in Pelican’s Great Art for Kids Series, features a two-page activity guide for parents.
About the Editor
Owner of Edward D. Nudelman Fine and Rare Books in Seattle, Washington, Edward D. Nudelman is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. He is the author of Jessie Willcox Smith: A Bibliography, ([T]) and Jessie Willcox Smith: American Illustrator, and he wrote the foreword for the enhanced edition of Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose.
About the Illustrator
One of the most beloved and prolific book and magazine illustrators of the early twentieth century, Jessie Willcox Smith illustrated every cover of Good Housekeeping for more than fifteen years between the two world wars. Her work also appeared in Collier’s, the Ladies’ Home Journal, Women’s Home Companion, and many others. Among the books she illustrated are such perennial favorites as Heidi, Mother Goose, Little Women, A Child’s Garden of Verses, The Water-Babies, and Dickens’s Children.
JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH MOTHER GOOSE FOR KIDS
Edited by Edward D. Nudelman
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / Painting
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Nursery Rhymes
12 pp. 8 1/2 x 9
10 color illus.
ISBN: 9781589802612 bb