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Welcome to Benvenuti’s Art

Gianni Benvenuti (1926-2005) was an Italian-born illustrator of children’s book. Both images are from ‘The Little Elf and Other Stories” (1960) retold by Jane Carruth. The book includes the following Hans Christian Anderson stories: The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The … Continue reading

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The Perils of Pauline were no Bayne in her life

Artist and illustrator Pauline Diana Baynes was born in Hove, East Sussex, on 9 September, 1922. She grew up in Agra, India, where her father worked as a commissioner for the Indian Civil Service. Her summers were spent at the … Continue reading

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Be happy with what you have and appreciate the smaller things in life

The Fisherman and the Goldfish by A. Pushkin is a classic children’s story translated from the Russian by L. Zelikov and illustrated by B. Dekhtertov. It was printed and republished in 1958 by the Union of the Soviet Republic as … Continue reading

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