Robert Lawson

Robert Lawson

Bio

Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. His favorite medium, pen and ink, is used expressively and with detail in his black and white illustrations in The Story of Ferdinand (by Munro Leaf). In addition to illustrating many children’s books, including Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Robert Lawson also wrote and illustrated a number of his own books for children. In 1940, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his picture book illustrations in They Were Strong and Good and in 1944, he was awarded the Newbery Medal for his middle grade novel Rabbit Hill.

Robert Lawson

Robert Lawson

Books

Munro Leaf
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
Robert Lawson
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
Elizabeth Janet Gray
Illustrator: Robert Lawson

Series

Puffin Modern Classics
Robert Lawson
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
Elizabeth Janet Gray
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
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