Joanne Scribner, Illustrator

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The illustrator of the original Ramona Quimby, Age 8 book cover was

Joanne Scribner.

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“This iconic cover . . .  the technical mastery in the simple composition.

As the title suggests, you are meeting the precocious and endearing Ramona. But the exaggeration of her features (like the flyaway hair and that skinny neck) add a levity to the detailed realistic rendering.” (Tony DiTerrlizzi)