If the world is round, would a lion fall off?

12 January 2010

the world is round

 

I feel the responsibility profoundly of doing illustrations that will be worthy of your book. I do feel that an illustrator can only out do himself when he really feels the challenge of a wonderful story…

– from Clement Hurd, to Gertrude Stein.

Today is the birthday of Clement Hurd, illustrator of Goodnight Moon.

“If the world is round, would a lion fall off?” From The World Is Round, by Gertrude Stein, pictures by Clement Hurd, first published in 1939. With “The World Is Not Flat”, an afterword by Edith Thacher Hurd, Arion Press edition, 1988.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: