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Marjorie Flack

Author, Illustrator

(1897 - 1958)

Marjorie Flack

Marjorie Flack (October 22, 1897 - August 29, 1958) was an award-winning artist and writer of children’s picture books. Flack was born in Greenport, Long Island, New York in 1897. She was best known for The Story about Ping (1933), popularized by Captain Kangaroo, and for her stories of an insatiably curious Scottish terrier named Angus, who was actually her dog. Her first marriage was to artist Karl Larsson; she later married poet William Rose Benet.



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Angus and the Cat (1931)

Angus the terrier has to share his home with a new cat who eats Angus’s food and sits in his favorite places. How will they ever get along?

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Illustrator(s): Marjorie Flack

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Angus and the Ducks (1930)

When a very curious young terrier named Angus sees that the door is open, he decides to go exploring. Little does he know what neighbors await him!

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Illustrator(s): Marjorie Flack

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Angus Lost (1932)

Always curious, Angus runs away from his house to seek new adventures. But will he make it back home?

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Illustrator(s): Marjorie Flack

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 11 (1958)

An anthology of stories and poems. Many of the illustrations are new to this collection.

Author(s): Louisa May Alcott
Hans Christian Andersen
Marjorie Flack
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Et al
Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Feodor Rojankovsky
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 18 (1959)

An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Johnny Gruelle
Robert Louis Stevenson
Et al
Illustrator(s): Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
Ingri d’Aulaire
Feodor Rojankovsky
Et al

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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (1939)

Cottontail is only a little country bunny, but she is wise, kind, swift and clever and so the Grandfather bunny chooses her as one of the five Easter Bunnies.

Author(s): DuBose Heyward
Illustrator(s): Marjorie Flack

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Good Times Together (1958)

Includes Willie’s Pocket by Margaret Wise Brown with illustrations by Crockett Johnson reproduced in color. An anthology for younger children about people around the world.

Author(s): Ludwig Bemelmans
Margaret Wise Brown
Kenneth Grahame
Maj Lindman
A. A. Milne
Et al
Illustrator(s): Richard Bennett
Marjorie Flack
Crockett Johnson
Maurice Sendak
Helen Sewell
Et al

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The Story about Ping (1933)

Ping is a young duck, who misses her master’s boat at evening and must struggle to find her way back the next day.

Author(s): Marjorie Flack
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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