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Peter Hurd

Illustrator

(1904 - 1984)

Peter Hurd

Peter Hurd was an American artist. He was born Harold Hurd, Jr., in Roswell, New Mexico. Nicknamed “Pete” by his parents, he later legally changed his name to Peter.



Bibliography

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1931)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Peter Hurd
N. C. Wyeth

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Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates (1932)

Hans and Gretel Brinker’s father has been unable to work so they must help support the family, but they still have fun skating on the Dutch canals in winter.

Author(s): Mary Mapes Dodge
Illustrator(s): Peter Hurd
N. C. Wyeth

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Marauders of the Sea (1935)

This is an anthology of pirate stories, real and fiction.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Peter Hurd

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The Story of Roland (1930)

James Baldwin retells the story of Roland the great knight of France and his service to Charlemagne.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Illustrator(s): Peter Hurd

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The Story of Siegfried (1931)

A retelling of the Norse and German myths of the hero warrior Siegfried.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Illustrator(s): Peter Hurd

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