The following obituary of John Schoenherr was in The New York Times,
April 15, 2010. The writer was Margalit Fox.
John Schoenherr, a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator who for a
half-century produced painterly, exquisitely detailed images of
creatures from this world and others, died on April 8. He was 74 and
lived in Delaware Township, N.J. His death, in a hospital in Easton, Pa., was from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his son, Ian, said.
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