Three Little Pigs


Published by Picture Puffins in 1968, I found this edition of Three Little Pigs in a bookshop in Holborn. Lucky find, I’d say.

Wikipedia’s biography of Wiliam Stobbs:

William Stobbs (27 June 1914 in South Shields, England – 6 April 2000) was an author and illustrator. From 1950 to 1958, he served as the head of the design department at the London School of Printing and Kindred Trades.[citation needed]

Stobbs won the 1959 Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year’s best children’s book illustration by a British subject. Two books were cited (a practice repeated only for 1975 and 1982), Kashtanka and A Bundle of Ballads, both published by Oxford University Press.

You can see other illustrations by William Stobbs here.

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