Maud and Miska Petersham History

Maud Fuller Petersham (1890 – 1971) and Miska Petersham (1888 – 1960) were American writers and illustrators who helped set the direction for illustrated children’s books as known today. The Petershams worked closely with such pioneering children’s book editors as Louise Seaman Bechtel and May Massee, and with such innovative printers as Charles Stringer and

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