"Charles Santore Dies at 84; Illustrated Classic Children’s Books," Online Obituary, The New York Times,
August 23, 2019, by Daniel E. Slotnik
He began his career creating magazine advertisements and covers for TV Guide, and later focused on vibrant new versions of classic children’s tales.
Charles Santore, a leading illustrator who reached millions of TV Guide
readers with his cover portraits of television stars before finding more artistic fulfillment depicting characters from classic children’s books, died on Aug. 11 in Philadelphia. He was 84.
His daughter, Christina Santore, confirmed his death, at a hospital, but said the cause had not been determined.
Mr. Santore’s most recognizable wo
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