Eloise Wilkin


Born
in Rochester, New York, The United States
March 30, 1904

Died
October 04, 1987

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Eloise Margaret Wilkin, born Eloise Margaret Burns (March 30, 1904 – October 4, 1987), was an American illustrator. She was best known as an illustrator of Little Golden Books. Many of the picture books she illustrated have become classics of American children's literature. Jane Werner Watson, who edited and wrote hundreds of Golden Books, called Eloise Wilkin "the soul of Little Golden Books", and Wilkin's books remain highly collectible. Her watercolor and colored pencil illustrations are known for their glowing depiction of babies, toddlers, and their parents in idyllic rural and domestic settings. ...more

Average rating: 4.36 · 17,685 ratings · 556 reviews · 102 distinct worksSimilar authors
Prayers for Children

4.40 avg rating — 3,240 ratings — published 1952 — 9 editions
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My Goodnight Book

4.49 avg rating — 649 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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Eloise Wilkin Stories

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4.47 avg rating — 534 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Eloise Wilkin's Poems to Re...

4.38 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 1961 — 9 editions
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Eloise Wilkin's Mother Goose

3.99 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 1961 — 4 editions
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My Good Morning Book (Golde...

4.45 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Hansel and Gretel (a Little...

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3.80 avg rating — 2,241 ratings — published 1812 — 247 editions
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Nursery Rhymes

4.17 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1979
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Prayers for a Small Child (...

4.28 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Three Best-Loved Tales: Pla...

4.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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