Kinuko Y. Craft





Kinuko Y. Craft


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in Japan
January 01, 1940

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Kinuko Y. Craft is one of the most widely respected and well known fantasy artists in the United States today. She considers herself a story teller. Her past commissions have included paintings for the book covers of many well known fantasy authors, opera posters, fairy tale books and covers for many national magazines. During her career she has become known for meticulous attention to detail, a passionate love of fine art and a deep knowledge of art history. Kinuko Y. Craft considers her self a story teller. Her fairy tale books are currently distributed in the USA, other English language countries, Europe, Greece, China and Korea. Her art is also widely licensed on calendars, posters, greeting cards and
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Average rating: 4.28 · 16,771 ratings · 530 reviews · 32 distinct works · Similar authors
Cinderella

4.28 avg rating — 4,959 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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Kinuko Craft: Drawings & Pa...

4.83 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Women of Myth and Magic Cal...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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Mother Goose ABC (A Cricket...

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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Sleeping Beauty

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Cupid and Psyche

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4.27 avg rating — 881 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the ...

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4.28 avg rating — 803 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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Pegasus

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4.14 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The Emperor's New Clothes

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4.08 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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  4 votes, 6.0%

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