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Paul Galdone

Author, Illustrator

(1907 - 1986)

Paul Galdone

Paul Galdone (June 2, 1907 - November 7, 1986) was an illustrator and writer known best for children’s picture books. He was born in Budapest and he emigrated to the United States in 1921. He studied art at the Art Student’s League and New York School for Industrial Design. He served for the US Army during world War II.

He illustrated nearly all of Eve Titus’ books including, Basil of Baker Street series which was translated to the screen in the animated Disney film, The Great Mouse Detective.

Galdone and Titus were nominated for Caldecott Medals for Anatole (1957) and Anatole and the Cat (1958). The titles were later named Caldecott Honor books in 1971.



Bibliography

Anatole (1956)

Anatole is a most honorable mouse. When he realizes that humans are upset by mice sampling their leftover food, he is shocked! He must provide for his beloved family—but he is determined to find a way to earn his supper.

1957

Author(s): Eve Titus
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 13 (1958)

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

Author(s): James Baldwin
Laura Bannon
Brothers Grimm
Rachel Field
Et al
Illustrator(s): Marguerite de Angeli
Paul Galdone
Edward Shenton
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 19A (1967)

An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. In this later edition, Flipper to the Rescue substitutes for Rip Van Winkle.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Charles E. Carryl
Eleanor Estes
Helen Dean Fish
Frances Clarke Sayers
Et al
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Robin Jacques
Grace Paull
Peter Spier
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 30 (1960)

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

Author(s): Laura Bannon
Rose Fyleman
Charles Kingsley
Charles Perrault
Et al
Illustrator(s): Adrienne Adams
Paul Galdone
Robin Jacques
Peter Spier
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 9 (1958)

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

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Carolyn Haywood
Et al
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Henry C. Pitz
Feodor Rojankovsky
Kate Seredy
Et al

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The Best of Wodehouse (1949)

A collection of short stories including ‘Good-bye to Butlers’ which was not reprinted elsewhere.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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A Capital Ship or the Walloping Window-Blind (1963)

Nonsense verse on a nautical theme.

Author(s): Charles E. Carryl
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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The Children’s Hour Volume 16 (1953)

A collection of short science fiction. and the various indexes to the set.

Author(s): Robert Heinlein
Various
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Hardie Gramatky
Et al

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Edie on the Warpath (1966)

Edie can’t seem to stay out of trouble - things just happen to her.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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Full Moon (1947)

Matrimonial affairs are afoot at Blandings Castle, to the 9th Earl’s disgust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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Joy in the Morning (1946)

Bertie Wooster is in the thick of it, fending off Florence Cray, shepherding an American millionaire, dodging PC Stilton Cheewright, burned out of his cottage by Edwin the Boy Scout, but with the help of Jeeves he wins through and ‘Joy Cometh in the Morning.’

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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The Shy Stegosaurus of Indian Springs (1962)

When Huck stops at the hot springs to retrieve his shirt, an ancient creature steals his banana right out of his hand.

Author(s): Evelyn Sibley Lampman
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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