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Julie Fromme Fortenberry is a children's book illustrator. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College in New York. Julie has exhibited her abstract paintings in New York galleries, and museums including the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her work has been reviewed in The Christian Science Monitor, and the New York Times. Her clients include Highlights, and Harcourt Education.
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1. Hopping on Easter

via http://ignitingwriting.com/gmabookclub/hopping-on-easter




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2. PYSANKA {DYED EGGS} By Roz Chast


March 20 – April 18, 2015 at Danese/Corey 

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3. 6 Female Illustrators Weigh In On Sexism

http://www.ravishly.com/2015/03/17/6-female-illustrators-weigh-sexism-feminism-and-newsweek-fiasco

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4. 'Goodnight Already!'

Two amusing characters from illustrator Benji Davies in 'Goodnight Already!', written by Jory John and published by HarperCollins

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5. Yes!

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6. Frank Viva

Read a terrific interview with illustrator Frank Viva at American Illsustration


...and here's a video on his delightful MOMA book 'Young Frank, Architect'...

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7. Rob Dunlavey talks about play and drawing

Rob Dunlavey from Scott Bakal on Vimeo.

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8. To My Valentine


February 1936 cover for Child Life Magazine by Marie A. Lawson.  Thanks MagazineArts...

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9. The House of Four Seasons

Children's author/ illustrator extraordinaire Roger Duvoisin reminds us in his 1956 classic, 'The House of Four Seasons' that winter won't be here forever…

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10. CAT IN THE CITY

I loved this little book.


The colorful, detailed illustrations by Jill Weber are a perfect match for this story about a stray cat and the people he comes to love. Story by Julie Salamon.

Review copy from Dial Books for Young Readers. Chapter book, ages 9 and up—read aloud for 5 and up.

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11. sad news

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/burlingtonfreepress/obituary.aspx?pid=173858446


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12. John Burningham

From his 1971book, 'Seasons' a beautiful illustration by English illustrator John Burningham


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13. Tom Schamp

Lots and lots to look at in this delightful winter scene by Belgian illustrator Tom Schamp

...watch a one minute animated clip of his book, 'Otto In The Snow'...

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14. Shirley Hughes

Beautiful art by the illustrator's illustrator, Shirley Hughes, from one of her delightful 'Alfie' books, 'An Evening at Alfie's'…


Read a few articles on her in The Guardian...

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15. Klaas Verplancke

Witty, winter illustration by Belgian artist, Klaas Verplancke...

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16. Japanese New Year's Cards









Japanese New Year's cards, circa 1908-1950's, found at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where you can browse through their huge selection from the  Leonard A. Lauder collection. See my other posts on them here and here...

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17. Gustav Tenggren

Gustav Tenggren was chief illustrator on Disney's 'Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs', 'Bambi' and 'Pinocchio', as well as the illustrator for numerous, well loved Little Golden Books. Below, his original art for 'The Night Before Christmas'…

and his Christmas card from the 1920's...


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19. Yulya Aronova

Wonderful animation from Yulya Aronova

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20. Madeline

A 1954 drawing by Ludwig Bemelmans, creator of that classic character in children's literature, 'Madeline'


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21. Chuck Groenink

Beautiful, witty Christmas illustrations by Chuck Groenink, from his latest book, 'Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole, written by Bob Raczka



and from his book, Boelie's Kerstplan, written by Mathilde Stein….






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22. The Legend of Saint Nicholas




Stories of miracles and acts of generosity performed by Saint Nicholas, succinctly told by Anselm Grun, lovingly illustrated by Giuliano Ferri.  Luminous.


Preview the book here:

The Legend of Saint Nicholas

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23. Elizabeth Orton Jones

Cover for 'The Household Magazine', by Elizabeth Orton Jones, December 1935….


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24. Mike Petrik

Sweet winter illustrations by Mike Petrik




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25. Roger Duvoisin

From Roger Duvoisin's delightful children's book of 1955, 'One Thousand Christmas Beards'...




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