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Esther Averill

Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator

(1902 - 1992)

Esther Averill

Esther Holden Averill (July 24, 1902 – May 19, 1992) was an American author and illustrator best known for The Cat Club Series, a collection of 13 stories featuring Jenny Linsky, a small black cat who wore a red scarf in all of her adventures.



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Cartier Sails the St. Lawrence (1956)

The French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first, since the Northmen, to explore the Atlantic coast of Canada and sail up the St. Lawrence River to the area of Quebec.

Author(s): Esther Averill
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Daniel Boone (1931)

A brief biography of the pioneering backwoodsman.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Daniel Boone (1945)

A brief biography of the American backwoodsman and explorer who opened up the west. In this edition, the text has been considerably enlarged.

Author(s): Esther Averill
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Flash: The Story of a Horse, a Coach-Dog and the Gypsies (1934)

The story of the fastest horse in the kingdom, sire of Powder, how he ran off with the gypsies, and finally comes home.

Author(s): Esther Averill
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Powder: The Story of a Colt, a Duchess and the Circus (1933)

Powder the young colt does not want to be the overweight duchess’ riding horse and runs away with the circus.

Author(s): Esther Averill
Lila Stanley
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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Tales of Poindi (1938)

A retelling of native folk tales and legends from New Caledonia.

Author(s): Jean Mariotti
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Voyages of Jacques Cartier (1937)

A French explorer discovers Canada.

Author(s): Esther Averill
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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