Tag Archives: #Children’sLiterature

The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault as realised by Tom Kerr

Charles Perrault was born in Paris to a wealthy bourgeois family on 12 January, 1628.  He studied law before embarking on a career in government service, following in the footsteps of his father and older brother. He took part in … Continue reading

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Czech This Out: A real Troup-er in art

I love the art from the former Czech artists of the 1960s. Their modern concept remains so relevant today and does not look for one minute, dated or out of place. These images here are from a 1967 folk legends … Continue reading

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The Bear Necessities of Rupert

Rupert Bear was a children’s newspaper comic strip character created by English artist, Mary Tourtel. Rupert first appeared in the The Daily Express newspaper on 8th November 1920. His mission was to win sales from the rival newspapers of the time – The Daily … Continue reading

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Kookie Pookie is well worth a lookie

Ivy Lilian Wallace was a British author and illustrator and best known for writing the “Pookie” series of illustrated children’s stories. She was born in Grimsby, in the UK on 7th October1915.  She showed early talent at drawing and her … Continue reading

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