Pauline Baynes

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Pauline Baynes

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born
in Hove, Sussex, The United Kingdom
September 09, 1922

died
August 01, 2008

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Pauline Diana Baynes was an English book illustrator, whose work encompassed more than 100 books, notably those by C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Pauline is probably best known for her illustrations in The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. She was also J.R.R. Tolkien's chosen illustrator: her drawings appear in Farmer Giles of Ham, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, Smith of Wootton Major, Tree and Leaf, and after Tolkien's death the poem Bilbo's Last Song.

Pauline Baynes began her career with little formal training. After spending her early years in India, where her father was commissioner in Agra, she and her elder sister came to England for their schooling. When their father retired, their parents settled near Farnham in Surrey and Paulin
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I Believe: The Nicene Creed
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Let There Be Light
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Good King Wenceslas
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How Dog Began
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The Elephant's Ball
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Noah and the Ark
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More books by Pauline Baynes…
“Believe what you like, but don't believe everything you read without questioning it.”
Pauline Baynes, Questionable Creatures: A Bestiary

“To look to the past for culture and inspiration.

[When asked what message she would like to send to all children?]”
Pauline Baynes

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