Kate Greenaway Mother
Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) was one of the most popular British book illustrators of the Victorian era. A contemporary of Randolph Caldecott and Walter Crane, she attracted a wide audience in the United States and England, and many of her books were even translated into German and French.
One of Greenaway's early successes was Mother Goose, or the Old Nursery Rhymes, first
Review : This is a small book that I'm not so certain will "stand up to the abuse from young readers" as Publishers Weekly claims (see below). However, when you set out looking for a Mother Goose book, these are the epitome of what I consider Mother Goose illustrations. Kate Greenaway's work is so lovely you could easliy take each image and frame it. Paired with the some of the classic, rough tal...more