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Lucille Webster Holling

Illustrator

(1900 - 1989)

Lucille Webster Holling

Lucille Webster Holling was born on Dec. 8, 1900 in Valparaiso, Indiana. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, where she met Holling Clancy Holling.

She designed theatrical scenery and costumes, and drew for fashion publications. She married Holling in 1925; designed for drama dept. on the first University World Cruise, 1926-27; with Holling, produced national advertising art and foreign travel brochures; Lucille illustrated a number of books and together they illustrated textbooks; among the Hollings’s joint publications are The Book of Indians (1935) and The Book of Cowboys (1936); moved to California, and worked with her husband on books; in 1951 she designed and oversaw the construction of their studio residence in Pasadena. She died on 31 December 1989.



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Book of Cowboys (1936)

Peter and Barbara Ann spend the summer on their uncle’s ranch and learn about cowboys firsthand.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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The Book of Indians (1935)

Blending history and stories, this account of the American Indian has become a classic.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Little Buffalo Boy (1939)

A story about the plains Indians.

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Pagoo (1957)

The life history of a hermit crab.

 

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Seabird (1948)

The Seabird follows the history of American seafaring.

1949

Author(s): Holling C. Holling
Illustrator(s): Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling

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Treasure Book of Favorite Tales (1936)

A collection of thirty-six stories. Includes Little Folks of Other Lands, fairy tales and fables.

Author(s): Watty Piper
Illustrator(s): Eulalie Minfred Banks
Elizabeth Colborne
Holling C. Holling
Lucille Webster Holling
Lois Lenski
Et al

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