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Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss : how an unlikely couple found love, dodged the FBI, and transformed children's literature

Author: Philip Nel
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2012.
Series: Children's Literature Association series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crockett Johnson (born David Johnson Leisk, 1906-1975) and Ruth Krauss (1901-1993) were a husband-and-wife team that created such popular children's books as The Carrot Seed and How to Make an Earthquake. Separately, Johnson created the enduring children's classic Harold and the Purple Crayon and the groundbreaking comic strip Barnaby. Krauss wrote over a dozen children's books illustrated by others, and pioneered  Read more...
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Nel, Philip, 1969-
Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2012
(DLC) 2012001106
Named Person: Crockett Johnson; Ruth Krauss; Crockett Johnson; Ruth Krauss
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Nel
ISBN: 9781617036255 1617036250 9781621030645 1621030644
OCLC Number: 774982579
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1. Ruth Krauss's Charmed Childhood; 2. Becoming Crockett Johnson; 3. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman; 4. Punching the Clock and Turning Left; 5. First Draft; 6. Crockett and the Red Crayon; 7. "We Met, and That Was It!"; 8. Barnaby; 9. A Good Man and His Good Wife; 10. The Athens of South Norwalk; 11. Art and Politics; 12. At Home with Ruth and Dave; 13. The Big World and the Little House; 14. Artists Are to Watch; 15. The Art of Collaboration; 16. Harold; 17. Striking Out into New Areas of Experimentation; 18. New Adventures on Page and Screen. 19. "Hitting on All 24 Cylinders"20. Poet in the News, Cartoonist on TV; 21. Lorca Variations and Harold's ABC; 22. Provocateur and Philosopher; 23. Painting, Passports, and Protest; 24. Theorems in Color, Poems on Stage; 25. "You're Only as Old as Other People Think You Are"; 26. What Would Harold Do?; 27. Life after Dave; 28. Children Are to Love; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.
Series Title: Children's Literature Association series.
Responsibility: Philip Nel.

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