Kate Greenaway


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Greenaway, Kate,

1846–1901, English illustrator and watercolorist. She is famous for her fanciful, humorous, delicately colored drawings of child life. She influenced children's clothing and the illustrating of children's books and was often imitated, though never successfully. Among the books for which she provided text as well as illustrations are Under the Window (1879), A Day in a Child's Life (1881), Kate Greenaway's Birthday Album, and The Language of Flowers (1885).

Bibliography

See The Kate Greenaway Treasury ed. by E. Ernest (1967).

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The Kate Greenaway prize for illustrated books was won by Catherine Rayner with Harris Finds His Feet.
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