Obituary: Ashley Bryan

Award-winning children's book author and illustrator, fine artist, and educator Ashley Bryan, widely known for his passion for poetry and vibrant retellings of folktales rooted in the Black oral tradition, died peacefully on February 4; he was 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ashley Bryan

Award-winning children's book author and illustrator, fine artist, and educator Ashley Bryan, widely known for his passion for poetry and vibrant retellings of folktales rooted in the Black oral tradition, died peacefully on February 4; he was 98. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big, Beautiful Life of Ashley Bryan

As a Black solider during WWII, Ashley Bryan drew in his sketchbook. He went on to illustrate dozens of children's book over his lifetime. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-19 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: U.K. Literary Agent Felicity Bryan

Felicity Bryan, founder of Felicity Bryan Associates and one of Britain’s most respected literary agents, died June 21 of cancer. She was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Katey Howes

Children's author Katey Howes, whose picture books often focused on STEM/STEAM themes, creativity, and individualism, died suddenly on May 20 in Langhorne, Pa.; she was 47. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Florence Minor

Florence Minor, best known for numerous picture book collaborations with her husband, illustrator Wendell Minor, died on May 21 after a battle with ovarian cancer; she was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dame Shirley Conran obituary

Bestselling author of Lace and Superwoman and women’s editor for the Daily Mail and the Observer Shirley Conran, who has died aged 91, supplied interviewers with a multi-page CV, but her life could be summarised on a book dust jacket. All that was needed was her surname – from her first husband,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-10 12:06:47 UTC ]
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Obituary: Mike Thaler

Prolific author-illustrator Mike Thaler, best known for his many riddle books and his humorous Black Lagoon Adventures series, died on March 23; he was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicholas Jacobs obituary

My father, Nick Jacobs, who has died aged 85, was a publisher who brought German writers closer to British readers at a time when there was little interest in doing so. Few have paid attention to the dissemination of German literature in the English-speaking world as much as he did.While in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-27 12:24:19 UTC ]
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Obituary: Laurent de Brunhoff

French author-illustrator Laurent de Brunhoff, acclaimed for carrying on the legacy of beloved character Babar the elephant, first illustrated by his father Jean, died on March 22; he was 98. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Leonard Everett Fisher

Accomplished painter and children's book author-illustrator Leonard Everett Fisher, widely known for his atmospheric, realistic artwork in books focused on American and world history and world mythology, died on March 2 at age 99. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Phil Baines obituary

Graphic designer whose distinctive typographic work graced Penguin book covers, museum signage and London monumentsPhil Baines, who has died aged 65 of multiple system atrophy, was one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British graphic design. His work included books, posters, art... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-12 15:46:29 UTC ]
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Obituary: Kate Banks

Prolific children's book author Kate Banks, known for prose praised as lyrical, clever, and graceful, died February 24 in Switzerland, following a long illness; she was 64. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Petra Mathers

Award-winning author-illustrator Petra Mathers, known for her naive-flavored pencil and watercolor artwork, died on February 6; she was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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