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Georges Duplaix

Author, Illustrator, Translator

(1895 - )

Georges Duplaix

Originally trained as a doctor, Georges Duplaix became a successful salesman of medical equipment, but lost all his money in the Depression. He turned to writing and illustrating children’s books and in 1935 was the head of the Artist’s and Writers Guild. As a publisher for Western Printing he helped bring the Adventures of Tintin series to America, and is also credited for conceptualizing the Little Golden Books series.

 



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Adventures of Captain William Walrus (1972)

A ship’s crew searches for underwater treasure and deals with a runaway locomotive.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Enzo Giannini

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Animal Stories (1944)

Forty-six original stories featuring our animal friends. Some editions have only thirty-six stories.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Animal Stories (1957)

A Giant Little Golden Book containing The Happy Man and His Dump Truck, Animal Gym and The Merry Shipwreck.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Beth Greiner Hoffman
Miryam Yardumian
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely

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Animal Stories #8008 (1944)

Original stories featuring our animal friends. This is a later edition with about half as many stories. It is a Big not a Giant Little Golden Book.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Animal Tales (1971)

Thirty-two stories about our animal friends. A shorter version of Animal Stories.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Big Brown Bear (1944)

The big brown bear just cannot keep away from the honey tree, even though he knows what will happen if he tries to steal some honey. This Big Golden Book was also shortened and published as a Little Golden Book.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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The Big Brown Bear (1947)

Originally published as a Big Golden Book, this story of a bear who cannot stay away from a beehive has been a perennial favorite. Later editions are significantly shorter.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Fluff, the Little Wild Rabbit (1937)

Fluff and his friend are separated over the hard winter but meet again in the spring.

Author(s): Lida
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Gaston and Josephine (1933)

The adventures of two French pigs who travel to America. This is the original somewhat longer version, illustrated by its author.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Georges Duplaix

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Gaston and Josephine (1948)

Tells of the adventures of two French pigs who visit America.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Merry Shipwreck (1942)

While Captain Barnacle is away, the mice set his barge adrift.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely

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The Merry Shipwreck (1953)

While Captain Barnacle is away, the mice set his barge adrift.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely

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Mother Goose Rhymes and Other Childhood Favorites (1972)

A generous selection of the work of Feodor Rojankovsky including nursery rhymes, folk tales, Bible stories and even Robinson Crusoe.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Georges Duplaix
Phyllis McGinley
Feodor Rojankovsky
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Ploof, the Little Wild Duck (1966)

The story of a duck from his hatching to fall migration.

Author(s): Lida
Illustrator(s): Rojan

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Plouf, the Little Wild Duck (1936)

The story of a duck as he grows up during the summer and migrates in the fall.

Author(s): Lida
Illustrator(s): Rojan

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Pompom, The Little Red Squirrel (1936)

Pompom is captured by a hunter and held in a cage until he finally escapes and returns to the forest.

Author(s): Lida
Illustrator(s): Rojan

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Rojankovsky’s Wonderful Picture Book (1972)

A collection of some of Rojankovsky’s best illustrations from the Golden Books.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Georges Duplaix
Phyllis McGinley
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Tenggren’s Topsy Turvy Circus (1953)

The giraffe comes to the rescue when the circus of Monsieur Augustin has difficulties.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Topsy Turvy Circus (1940)

When the circus gets in a jam, the giraffe comes through.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely

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