[DWJ] Babette Cole (was Grannys - now spoiler-free)

Ika Willis blake at gaudaprime.co.uk
Thu Mar 29 23:13:00 EDT 2007

Me/J E Powers:

> there's a
> Babette Cole picture-book with a character who's a young single mother
> in the 90s being thrown out of school for getting pregnant in what
> looks to me like the 50s
> ++++++++++++
> Cynthia Rylant wrote the children's book WHEN I WAS YOUNG IN THE
>MOUNTAINS.  The story was based on her own life.  She was born during the
>1950s.  The artist had never met Cynthia and drew the illustrations
from an 1800 aspect.
> Ms. Rylant told me that often the author and illustrator do not collaborate.

I'm pretty sure Babette Cole does her own illustrations ::googles::
Yeah, she does.

Love, Ika

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