A Mary Blair Treasury of Golden Books (Hardcover)

By John Canemaker (Foreword by)

Golden Books, 9780375870446, 145pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (8/7/2012)

List Price: 19.99*
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Fans of illustrator Mary Blair will cherish this never-before-published treasury of her Golden Books, which includes material that hasn't been in print in decades. "I Can Fly" is here in its unabridged glory, as are "Baby's House, The Up and Down Book, " and "The Golden Book of Little Verses." Many of the finest pages from "The New Golden Song Book" are included, to round out this gorgeous collection. All of the original artwork has been digitally reproduced, and has never looked more breathtaking
Academy Award-winning animator John Canemaker author of "The Art and Flair of Mary Blair "wrote the foreword for this highly anticipated book honoring one of the most beloved illustrators of our time.

About the Author

Deceased. MARY BLAIR (1911-1978) is revered in both the children's animation and illustration industries. For nearly four decades, she was involved with many important Disney projects. She created the concept paintings for the animated films "Peter Pan, Cinderella, " and "Alice in Wonderland, " and designed the 1964-65 New York World's Fair exhibit "It's a Small World." Mary Blair illustrated only a few picture books, but they include one of the best-loved classic Little Golden Books: "I Can Fly. "