Category Archives: Color Palettes

Color Palettes: Funny Bunny

Since Tammy and Austin are planning an Easter extravaganza later in the week, I pulled out a bunny-themed book. Do any of you own this book? When it comes to mid-century illustration, these illustrators are standouts. Alice and Martin Provensen illustrated over 50 books, and several of my favorite vintage books feature their lively illustrations. […]

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Color Palettes: I Can Fly

If there is one thing I love stumbling upon more than anything, it’s vintage children’s books from the 1930s–1960s. And one of my favorite finds is I Can Fly by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Mary Blair, copyright 1950. This book is written wonderfully, but what really steals the show is Mary Blair’s illustrations. This […]

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