MORE TO EXPLORE

 

We visited the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books at the Toronto Public Library and interviewed Leslie McGrath, Head Director.
See the illustrations from some of the collection's alphabet books here.

The Animals Comic ABC; Ernest Nister; 1900

The Animals Comic ABC; Ernest Nister; 1900

 

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Inspiring Love of Art and Reading through Picture Books
Amherst, Massachusetts
www.carlemuseum.org

Mazza Museum
International Art from Picture Books
Findlay, Ohio
www.mazzamuseum.org

Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
Toronto Public Library
Toronto, Ontario
www.torontopubliclibrary.ca 


LITERACY

First Book
Access to New Books for Children in Need
Washington, D.C.
www.firstbook.org
 

ILLUSTRATION AND WRITING

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
The International Professional Organization for Writers and Illustrators of Children's Literature
Los Angeles, California
www.scbwi.org

 

PLACES OF INTEREST

Books Illustrated
Celebrating Australian Children's Literature
www.booksillustrated.com.au