A Apple Pie

A Apple Pie by Kate Greenaway cover, several children gathering apples

A Apple Pie

Written and Illustrated by Kate Greenaway

England, George Routledge & Sons, 1886

10.9" x 8.75"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

Kate Greenaway and Randolph Caldecott, who were casual acquaintances and more or less friendly rivals, both produced picture books for Edmund Evans, an innovative English color printer and entrepreneur who earlier in his career had engaged the services of Walter Crane. For this volume based on a traditional alphabet rhyme, Greenaway created some of her most amusing and animated depictions of beautifully dressed, middle-class Victorian children at play.


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