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Leonard Weisgard

Author, Illustrator

(1916 - 2000)

Leonard Weisgard

Leonard Joseph Weisgard (December 13, 1916 to January 14, 2000) was an American writer and illustrator of more than 200 children’s books. He is known best for his collaborations with writer Margaret Wise Brown. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and spent most of his childhood in England.



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Best in Children’s Books Volume 12 (1958)

A collection of stories, poems and articles some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Lewis Carroll
Et al
Illustrator(s): Edward Shenton
Peter Spier
John Tenniel
Leonard Weisgard
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 14 (1958)

A compendium of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Dinah Maria Mulock
Et al
Illustrator(s): Robin Jacques
Feodor Rojankovsky
Leonard Weisgard
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 16 (1958)

A compendium of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Lucretia P. Hale
Et al
Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Leonard Weisgard
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 3 (1957)

A collection of stories, verses and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Marguerite de Angeli
Edward Lear
Illustrator(s): Barbara Cooney
Paul Galdone
Leonard Weisgard

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 32 (1960)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Thornton W. Burgess
Carlo Collodi
Maud Hart Lovelace
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Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky
Leonard Weisgard
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 8 (1958)

A compendium of stories, poems and articles, many with new illustrations.

Author(s): Thornton W. Burgess
Charles Perrault
Jonathan Swift
Et al
Illustrator(s): Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Edward Shenton
Leonard Weisgard
Et al

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Big Dog, Little Dog (1943)

A big dog goes for a walk with his son - the little dog.

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The comical tragedy or tragical comedy of Punch & Judy (1940)

A selection from the traditional British commedia dell’arte.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
John Payne Collier
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Country Noisy Book (1940)

Muffin vacations in the country and hears many new sounds.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Dark Wood of the Golden Birds (1950)

A mystical story for adults.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Golden Birthday Book (1989)

A worm, a bee, a wild boar and a little rabbit each receive a special birthday present.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Golden Bunny and Seventeen Other Stories (1953)

A collection of stories and poems.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Golden Egg Book (1947)

When a curious bunny finds a blue speckled egg, he can’t wait to find out who, or what, is inside it.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Important Book (1949)

The most important thing about grass is - it is green. The most important thing about … is …

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Indoor Noisy Book (1942)

Muffin, the little dog, has to stay in bed where he listens to all the noises in the house.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Little Chicken: a Story (1943)

When his friend rabbit goes for a run, the little chick looks for another playmate.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Little Frightened Tiger (1953)

A young tiger learns about courage.

1954

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Little Island (1946)

The little island through the seasons, and a visit from a little cat.

1946
1947

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Little Lost Lamb (1945)

The little black lamb wanders off from the flock, but the shepherd and his dog go back up the mountain to find him.

1946
1946

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The New Wizard of Oz (1960)

This is the Junior Deluxe edition.

Author(s): L. Frank Baum
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Nibble Nibble: Poems for Children (1959)

Twenty-five nature poems.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Night and Day (1942)

There were once two cats, one white and one black - one who loved the day and one who loved the night.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Noisy Bird Book (1943)

On a walk in the woods a family recognizes many common birds. Uses paintings by John James Audubon as well as pictures by Leonard Weisgard.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): John James Audubon
Leonard Weisgard

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The Noisy Book (1939)

Muffin gets a cinder in his eye so the veterinarian covers his eyes with a cloth while they heal. Muffin uses his ears to get around.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Noon Balloon (1952)

A cat travels by balloon to a pine forest where he decides to stay.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Poodle and the Sheep (1941)

Poodle won’t leave the sheep alone so he ends up in dog jail.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Pussy Willow (1951)

A tiny pussy cat goes in search of her pussy willows.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Quiet Noisy Book (1950)

When Muffin hears a very quiet noise, he goes in search of the source.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Red Light, Green Light (1944)

A poem about the starts and stops of modern life.

1944

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Seashore Noisy Book (1941)

Muffin explores the sounds of the sea and ends up in the drink.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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The Summer Noisy Book (1951)

Muffin goes for a ride in the country and hears many new sounds.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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Whistle for the Train (1956)

One-by-one the animals and people cross in front of the little train.

Author(s): Golden MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Leonard Weisgard

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