This gallery of illustrations is linked to information about individual artists and the genres and time periods in which they have worked.
“They made little rafts out of twigs, and they paddled away over the water to Owl Island to gather nuts. Each squirrel had a little sack and a large oar, and spread out his tail for a sail.”
"One-and-twenty button-holes of cherry-coloured silk! To be finished by noon of Saturday: and this is Tuesday evening. Was it right to let loose those mice, undoubtedly the property of Simpkin? Alack, I am undone, for I have no more twist!"
“My dear Noël, I don’t know what to write you, so I shall tell you the story about four little rabbits..."
"That Rackham's last subject in book-illustration should have been one in which he took especial pleasure...demonstrates a kind of poetic justice not commonly found."
"The table was a large one, but the three were all crowded at one corner of it."
"The Serpentine is a lovely lake, and there is a drowned forest at the bottom of it."
“They crowded round him, eyeing him from head to foot with great curiosity.”