Dorothy P. Lathrop
(1891 - 1980)
Dorothy Pulis Lathrop was an American writer and illustrator of children’s books. Lathrop was born in Albany, New York. During her lifetime of achievements, her notable prominence in the publishing world of children’s literature includes the combined skills, mastery, and talents Lathrop displayed within the pages and color plates of the more than 38 books published with her illustrations. The prolific popularity of her talent was one of a steady production, primarily between the years of 1919 to 1962. In the 1930s, Lathrop published 9 children’s books.
Despite its cover some editions of this volume include both Mammy Cottontail Uses Her Wits and The Adventures of Fleet Foot and her Fawns, a nature book about deer.
An Angel in the Woods (1947)
A toy angel’s candle brings the good news of Christmas to the animals of the wood.
Selections from the Bible with illustrations of the animals described.
Balloon Moon (1927)
Ninety-nine poems for children.
Bells and Grass (1942)
A collection of poems for children.
A Book of Unicorns (1978)
A collection of historical writings about unicorns.
Bouncing Betsy (1936)
Betsy lamb’s mother leaves her on her own and she has many adventures.
Branches Green (1934)
A collection of nature poems for children.
A collection of historical fiction.
An anthology of animal stories.
The Children’s Hour Volume 2 (1953)
An anthology of fairy tales, old and new.
Dorothy P. Lathrop
Marie A. Lawson
Henry C. Pitz
Ernest H. Shepard
The Children’s Hour Volume 5 (1953)
A copious collection of poetry.
The Colt from Moon Mountain (1941)
Joey and Cynthy befriend the littlest colt they ever saw.
Crossings: A Fairy Play (1923)
A rather difficult play for children.
Devonshire Cream (1950)
A collection of thirty-two poems.
An Italian greyhound jumps into a tapestry to play with a dog she sees there.
The catalog for an exhibition of work by Dorothy P. Lathrop at the University of Albany, in October of 1991. It includes a catalog raisonne of her work.
A book of fairy poems.
A collection of original fairy stories.