(1907 - 1987)
Winthrop Neilson started painting in his twenties while biking through Southern France with a paint box on his back. He was not only a painter but a writer. He was a great illustrator of children’s books in the 1950s.
Benjamin Franklin was a businessman, inventor, scientist and diplomat.
In this brief biography, Robert Lawson’s illustrations help to bring his life and accomplishments to younger readers.