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Ramón Makes a Trade 1

Ramón Makes a Trade by Barbara Ritchie, illustrated by Earl Thollander. Published by Parnassus Press. 1959.


Excellent picture book that is told in both English and Spanish. Nice bold ink lines and characters by Earl Thollander, who worked as an artist-reporter for many years. He illustrated many children's books, even writing a few of his own. Earl died in 2001 at the age of 79.


Some links about Earl Thollander:

Earl's biography.

Earl Thollander on Amazon

Earl Thollander Family Archives (with a photo of the artist).

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Taken on September 22, 2009