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Garth Williams

 (1912 - 1996)
Garth Montgomery Williams was active/lived in Colorado.  Garth Williams is known for children's book illustration, sculpture.

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Garth Williams


Born in New York City, Garth Williams was an illustrator of several of the more popular post- World War II children's books:  Stuart Little (1945) and Charlotte's Web (1952) by E.B. White and the Little House on the Prairie (1971) series by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  He also illustrated Cricket in Times Square (1960) by George Selden and The Rescuers (1959) by Margery Sharp.  Early in his career, he was a sculptor, whose achievments were officially recognized when he won the British Prix de Rome.

Williams' father was prominent for magazine illustrations for Punch, an English magazine, and when Williams was ten, he moved with his family to England.  He f  ...  Displaying 750 of 2208 characters.



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About  Garth Williams

Born:  1912 - New York City
Died:   1996 - Mexico
Known for:  children's book illustration, sculpture