Children's author Anne Bustard on her favorite picture book biographies and a few collected biographies, too, birthday by birthday.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
December 13 Birthday: Emily Carr
Emily Carr, artist
Dec. 13, 1871-Mar. 2, 1945
Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrated by Maxwell Newhouse (Tundra Books, 2003)
A Canadian artist whose work focused mostly on the Native peoples of the Northwest is featured in this book about her life. From her childhood through her later years, Carr's incredible work is reproduced alongside the narrative.
See Emily Carr at home and at work on a website devoted to her.