(1917 - 2000)
Barbara Cooney (August 6, 1917 – March 10, 2000) was an American writer and illustrator of more than 200 children’s books published over sixty years. She won two Caldecott Medals recognizing the year’s best-illustrated U.S. picture book. Her books have been translated into 10 languages.
For her contribution as a children’s illustrator, Cooney was the U.S. nominee in 1994 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children’s books.
An anthology of favorite stories, many with new illustrations.
A compendium of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
A collection of stories, poems and articles, many of which have new illustrations.
A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Laura E. Richards
Albert Payson Terhune
John Greenleaf Whittier
A collection of stories, verses and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Miriam Clark Potter
Christmas in the Barn (1952)
A poetic evocation of Christmas, set in a twentieth-century farm.
The Kellyhorns (1942)
When separated-at-birth twins Penny and Pam discover each other, they determine to put their family back together.
The Little Fir Tree (1954)
The little fir tree is dug up and comes to a little boy as a Christmas tree two years running, but the third year the little boy comes to him.
The Quarry Adventure (1951)
Lauri takes a job as handyman for Miss Pinkney and ends up looking after her niece Garnet.
The Story of Holly and Ivy (1985)
An orphan girl goes to see her ‘grandmother in Appleton’ on Christmas eve, while a doll in a toy shop waits for a child to claim her.