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READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ Virginia Lee Burton: A Life in Art ↠ Virginia Lee Burton’s name may bring to mind a steam shovel and a man called Mike Mulligan a charming little house and a snowplow named Katy Yet to speak only of Burton’s achievements as a picture book creator would be to paint only part of the canvas of her life ShEss of her first books Choo Choo Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little House as well as other books was an auspicious beginning for Burton and the books have become classic and lasting examples of the fine art of children’s book creation Well known children’s literature expert Barbara Elleman introduces the exuberant life art and books of Virginia Lee Burton complemented by family photographs illustrations and other images of her inspiring wo. I love Virginia Lee Burton's children's books There are couple of books she wrote or illustrated that I hadn't heard of before so I'm reuesting them from the library This was an interesting look at her life art2018 A book with a great cover

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Virginia Lee Burton’s name may bring to mind a steam shovel and a man called Mike Mulligan a charming little house and a snowplow named Katy Yet to speak only of Burton’s achievements as a picture book creator would be to paint only part of the canvas of her life She was also a dancer an illustrator for an early Boston newspaper and a musician designer sculptor and printmaker Together with her husband George Demetrios Virginia enjoyed a full life They ra. Barbara Elleman's biography of Virginia Burton is short on loving anecdotes but includes everything you want or need to know about Burton the artist and designer; the subtitle a life in art is an appropriate one It's clear that art was EVERYTHING to Jinnie Burton it formed her as a wife a mother a colleague and a writer From Elleman's account you fall in love with this underappreciated artistic genius from the mid century who wrote and illustrated some of the most beloved children's picture books of all time while simultaneously raising two sons running a small farm and heading an artist's guild called Folly Cove who produced some of the most beautiful textiles and wallpaper you'll ever see Midcentury is IN in a big way and Virginia Lee Burton needs to put in the front and center as one of the artistic innovators of the 1940s and 1950s Elleman uotes Burton's Caldecott acceptance speech for The Little House The basic things are always the most important and good art certainly a basic thing impressed on young minds through the medium of children's books is without doubt one of the best possible ways of giving children a true conception of the world they live in Works for grown ups too

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Virginia Lee Burton A Life in ArtIsed two sons gardened and kept sheep entertained friends and taught art and design classes Led by Burton the design classes made up of local artists evolved into the Folly Cove Designers A cooperative of sorts this group created elaborately intricate designs of rural scenes and other natural elements which they would carve into linoleum and print onto fabrics Simultaneously Burton began her career in children’s book writing and illustration The early succ. Wonderfully inspiring read