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Janina Ede was born on July 23, 1937 in Southampton, England. She attended the Winchester School of Art for four years and received a National Diploma in Design in 1957. She married Ruedi Zbinden, a marine engineer, in 1959. Before her marriage, she received her first commission, illustrating an edition of Colette's Gigi. After spending a year in the West Indies with her husband, Ms. Ede returned to England and began illustrating children's books. She has illustrated close to one hundred books in subsequent years, for all age groups. She has also illustrated a series of reissued classics for Heron Books. In 1972 and 1973, she illustrated two stories for the television program "Jackanory". She lives in rural Hampshire, where she cares for and sketches injured animals.
Scope and Content
The collection contains sketches or illustrations for nine books. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title. Within each title the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Series and Subseries
A. Books (1965-1976)
Box/Folder A. Books (1965-1976) Lavender Shoes: Eight Tales of Enchantment by Alison Uttley, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Faber, 1970). 1/1 Illustrations, 5 items. 1/2 Folded and gathered sheets, pp. 1-88. The Lazy Hungry Crocodile illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Macmillan, 1968). 1/3 Sketches, 3 items. Marassa and Midnight by Morna Stuart, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Heinemann Educational, 1969). 1/4 Sketches, 2 items. Matilda's Own Special Plate by Modwena Sedgwick, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1969). 1/5 Sketch, 1 item. 1/6 Folded and gathered sheets, pp. 1-78. Tales of Tchehov by Anton Chekhov, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Heron, [ca. 1968]). 1/7 Sketches, 2 items. The Travelling Boy by Patrick Duggan, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Heinemann, 1965). 1/8 Sketch, 1 item. 1/9 Illustrations, 2 items. Travels With a Donkey in the Cevannes by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Heron Books, 1968). 1/10 Sketch, 1 item. A War of Wizards by Margaret Storey, illustrated by Janina Ede (London: Faber, 1976). 1/11 Illustration, 1 item. 1/12 Proofs, 5 items. Willow and Albert by Margaret J. Miller, illustrated by Janina Ede (Leicester, England: Brockhampton Press, 1968). 1/13 Illustration, 1 item. B. Alphabetical Files 1/14 Book cover proofs, 5 items. 1/15 Correspondence, 1968-1973, 6 items. 1/16-1/17 Greeting card materials, 1/16 Illustrations and proofs, 4 items. 1/17 Greeting cards, 13 items. 1/18 Publicity material, 1 item.
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Hattiesburg, MS 39406
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