(1913 - 1975)
Educated at the New School for Social Research and the Pratt Institute, Eugene (Gene) Zion was working for Conde Nast publications when he met and married Margaret Bloy Graham. He wrote several picture books illustrated by her, most famously the Harry the Dirty Dog series.
All Falling Down (1951)
A child’s-eye view of things that fall down - or don’t.
Dear Garbage Man (1957)
The new man on the garbage crew wants to recycle all the useful stuff they collect.
Harry and the Lady Next Door (1960)
Harry does not like it when the lady next door proves to be a singer, and he tries his best to make her stop.
Harry by the Sea (1965)
Harry likes everything about the seashore . . . but it’s too hot.
Harry the Dirty Dog (1956)
Harry was a white dog with black spots who liked everything . . . except getting a bath.
No Roses for Harry! (1958)
Harry does not like his new sweater with the roses on it.
Really Spring (1956)
The calendar said Spring, but it didn’t feel like spring, so the people painted the town spring - then it rained and it was really spring.