Garth Williams, Artist

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Williams illustrated more than eighty books in the course of his life. (More from Sarah Larson at The New Yorker)


Garth Montgomery Williams (1912 – 1996) was an American artist who came to prominence in the American postwar era as an illustrator of children’s books. Many of the books he illustrated have become classics of American children’s literature.

His friendly, fuzzy baby animals populated a dozen Little Golden Books. (wiki)


Many of Garth Williams’ books can be found at Amazon.


Today’s assignment: Illustrate your book cover.