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James Daugherty

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Compiler

(1889 - 1974)

James Daugherty

James Henry Daugherty was an American modernist painter, muralist, children’s book author, and illustrator. He was married to author Sonia Medvedeva Daugherty.



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Abe Lincoln Grows Up (1928)

Here we have Lincoln’s babyhood and boyhood at Knob Creek Farm and on Little Pigeon Creek, his games and chores.

Author(s): Carl Sandburg
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Abraham Lincoln (1943)

A biography of the president for young readers.

1944

Author(s): James Daugherty
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Abraham Lincoln Quarterly Volume II (1943)

Includes an article “On the Lincoln Trail” by James Daugherty, beginning on page 312. Four of the illustrations from Abraham Lincoln are also reproduced.

Author(s): James Daugherty
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Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Adventures of Johnny Appleseed (1930)

John Chapman—better known as Johnny Appleseed—had wilderness adventures that became larger-than-life legends. Pioneering west from Massachusetts after the American Revolution, John cleared land and planted orchards for the settlers who followed, leaving apple trees and tall tales in his wake.

Author(s): Henry Chapin
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Adventures of Johnny T. Bear (1926)

Johnny T. Bear is a bad bear. He runs away from his toy shop, but is almost caught by the little old lady and force to stay in her toy shop.

Author(s): Margaret J. McElroy
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1932)

In the 1840s a mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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All Things New (1936)

A story of sixteen year old Masha Oblanoff and her family of Russian immigrants making their way in New York.

Author(s): Sonia Medvedeva Daugherty
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Almanac for Americans (1941)

For each day of the year the important, and not so important, events of American history are given. Several updated editions were published.

Author(s): Willis Thornton
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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American Folklore and Its Old World Backgrounds (1949)

Two articles on folktales, reprinted from Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia.

Author(s): Carl Carmer
Mary Gould Davis
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Andy and the Lion (1938)

A little boy named Andy was interested in lions. On his way to school, he met a real lion with a thorn stuck in its paw.

1939

Author(s): James Daugherty
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Apaches of New York (1912)

A collection of true crime stories from the early twentieth century in New York City.

Author(s): Alfred Henry Lewis
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty
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Barnaby Rudge (1941)

A tale of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Blacksmith and the Blackbirds (1928)

The blacksmith forbids the blackbirds his garden. So they hire him to make them gardening tools so they can make their own garden.

Author(s): Edith Rickert
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Book Illustration (1952)

A collection of articles which originally appeared in Publishers’ Weekly.

Author(s): Richard Williamson Ellis
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty
Lynd Ward
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Call of the Mountain (1940)

Young Nathan Lindsay tries to carve a farm out of the mountains of Vermont in the 1830’s.

Author(s): Cornelia Meigs
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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Camping on the Great Lakes (1913)

A story of boys boating and camping on the Great Lakes. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Raymond S. Spears
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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