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Paul Galdone

Biography

Paul Galdone

Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.

Paul Galdone

Books by Paul Galdone

by Paul Galdone and Joanna Galdone - Children's 4-7, Picture

When the  miller's youngest son recieves only Puss as his inheritance, he wonders how his father expects him to make a living with a single cat. But Puss is no ordinary feline. All he asks for is a new pair of boots and he promises that fortune will come their way. With Puss in Boots working for him, the miller's son is in for a life-changing surprise!
 

by Paul Galdone - Children's 4-7, Fiction, Picture

When a teeny-tiny woman finds a teeny-tiny bone in the teeny-tiny village churchyard, she takes it home to boil for her teeny-tiny supper. She never expects the bone will object. This old English ghost story, retold and illustrated with singular wit by Paul Galdone, is spine-tingling, funny bone-tickling fun.