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Virginia Lee Burton: A Life in Art Free download Ò 107 Ñ Virginia Lee Burton’s name may bring to mind a steam shovel and a man called Mike Mulligan a charming little house and a snowplow named Katy Yet to speak only of Burton’s achievements as a picture book creator would be to paint only part of the canvas of her life SheVirginia Lee Burton’s name may bring to mind a steam shovel and a man called Mike Mulligan a charming little house and a snowplow named Katy Yet to speak only of Burton’s achievements as a picture book creator would be to paint only part of the canvas of her life She was also a dancer an illustrator for an early Boston newspaper and a musician designer sculptor and printmaker Together with her husband George Demetrios Virginia enjoyed a full life They ra. I loved this book Virginia Lee Burton had a very interesting life I enjoyed reading about the inspirations for each of her children's books She's one of my favorite authors

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Ess of her first books Choo Choo Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little House as well as other books was an auspicious beginning for Burton and the books have become classic and lasting examples of the fine art of children’s book creation Well known children’s literature expert Barbara Elleman introduces the exuberant life art and books of Virginia Lee Burton complemented by family photographs illustrations and other images of her inspiring wo. As a kid I didn't like her books because the style of the art and the printing seemed so old fashioned Now I know better Probably part of it was poor reproduction the illustrations printed in this book are much richer than I remembered In addition to the books her graphic designs most ultimately printed on fabric are impressive And oh my reading about her busy life makes me tired

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Virginia Lee Burton A Life in ArtIsed two sons gardened and kept sheep entertained friends and taught art and design classes Led by Burton the design classes made up of local artists evolved into the Folly Cove Designers A cooperative of sorts this group created elaborately intricate designs of rural scenes and other natural elements which they would carve into linoleum and print onto fabrics Simultaneously Burton began her career in children’s book writing and illustration The early succ. Wonderfully inspiring read