Sunday, 5 June 2016

"Andy And The Lion" Story and Pictures by James Daugherty (published by Scholastic Book Services, New York 1968 - Originally published by The Viking Press Inc. 1938) Part 3

This book is packed with James Daugherty's wacky and funny pictures (I counted 45!). I was so impressed with all the energy and excitement created by the artist's skilful drawing. The book was re-printed several times since its original publication in the late 1930's and is probably a classic by now:  Here is an excellent website dedicated to the life and work of  James Daugherty (born in Asheville, North Carolina 1887-1974) who, apart from the large volume of  published books (both written and illustrated by him), he was a significant American artist and a muralist:

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