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"Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling - I can so well remember it. There was always something more - behind and beyond everything - to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big." -- Kate Greenaway
Kate Greenaway (Catherine Greenaway) (London, 17 March 1846 — 6 November 1901) was an English children's book illustrator and writer. Her first book, Under The Window (1879), a collection of simple, perfectly idyllic verses about children, was a best-seller.

The Kate Greenaway Medal, established in her honour in 1955, is awarded annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in the UK to an illustrator of children's books.Her paintings were reproduced by chromoxylography, by which the colours were printed from hand-engraved wood blocks by the firm of Edmund Evans. Through the 1880s and 90s, in popularity her only rivals in the field of children's book illustration were Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott, himself also the eponym of a highly regarded prize medal.

"Kate Greenaway" children, all of them little girls and boys too young to be put in trousers, according to the conventions of the time, were dressed in her own versions of late eighteenth century and Regency fashions: smock-frocks and skeleton suits for boys, high-waisted pinafores and dresses with mobcaps and straw bonnet for girls. The influence of children's clothes in portraits by British painter John Hoppner (1758—1810) may have provided her some inspiration. Liberty of London adapted Kate Greenaway's drawings as designs for actual children's clothes. A full generation of mothers in the liberal-minded "artistic" British circles who called themselves "The Souls" and embraced the Arts and Crafts movement dressed their daughters in Kate Greenaway pantaloons and bonnets in the 1880s and '90s.

She was elected to membership of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1889.

She lived in an arts and crafts house she commissioned from Richard Norman Shaw in Frognal, London, although she spent summers in the small Nottinghamshire village of Rolleston, near Southwell.

Greenaway died of breast cancer in 1901 at the age of 51. She is buried in Hampstead Cemetery, London.

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Total Books: 87
Marigold Garden Pictures and Rhymes Illustrated
2015 - Marigold Garden Pictures and Rhymes Illustrated (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781519147608
ISBN-10: 1519147600
Genre: Children's Books

Classic Children's Tales 150 Years of Frederick Warne
2015 - Classic Children's Tales 150 Years of Frederick Warne (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780241198711
ISBN-10: 0241198712
Genre: Children's Books

The Little Folks Painting Book A Series of Outline Engravings for Water-Colour Paintin
The Little folks painting book a series of outline engravings for water-colour paintin - Primary Source Edition
Kate Greenaway's Book of Games
2013 - Kate Greenaway's Book of Games (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781473307421
ISBN-10: 1473307422
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

The Language of Flowers
2011 - The Language of Flowers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781463705244
ISBN-10: 1463705247
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Language of Flowers
2010 - Language of Flowers (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781152843943
ISBN-10: 115284394X
Genre: Science & Math

The 'Little Folks' Painting Book - A Series Of Outline Engravings For Water-Colour Painting
A Apple Pie
2009 - A Apple Pie [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781433088308
ISBN-10: 1433088304

Marigold Garden
2009 - Marigold Garden [Illustrated Edition - Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781409917540
ISBN-10: 1409917541

Kate Greenaway Illustrations CD-ROM and Book
2008 - Kate Greenaway Illustrations Cd-rom and Book [Dover Electronic Clip Art] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486998718
ISBN-10: 0486998711
Genre: Arts & Photography

Miniature Under The Window Pictures And Rhymes For Children
2007 - Miniature Under the Window Pictures and Rhymes for Children [1880] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780548682968
ISBN-10: 0548682968

Under The Window Pictures And Rhymes For Children
2007 - Under the Window Pictures and Rhymes for Children [1878] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780548571194
ISBN-10: 0548571198

An Apple Pie Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes
2004 - An Apple Pie Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781861189660
ISBN-10: 1861189664
Genre: Children's Books

Kate Greenaway's Language of Flowers
An Apple Alphabet and Traditional Nursery Rhymes
2002 - An Apple Alphabet and Traditional Nursery Rhymes [Everyman's Library Children's Classics] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857155112
ISBN-10: 1857155114
Genres: Children's Books, Reference

Mini Mrs Tiggywinkle
1998 - Mini Mrs Tiggywinkle (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781850810940
ISBN-10: 185081094X
Genre: Children's Books

Kate Greenaway Nursery Rhyme Classics
1993 - Kate Greenaway Nursery Rhyme Classics (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517087824
ISBN-10: 0517087820
Genre: Children's Books

Marigold Garden
1993 - Marigold Garden (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781856275408
ISBN-10: 185627540X
Genre: Children's Books

Language of Flowers
1993 - Language of Flowers [From Stencils and Notepaper to Flowers and Napkin Folding] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486273723
ISBN-10: 0486273725
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature

The Art of Kate Greenaway A Nostalgic Portrait of Childhood
1976 - Kate Greenaway's Book 2 [A Studio book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1901 - Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes [Warne Children's Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Under the Window [Armada Picture Lions] (Paperback)Hardcover
My Kate Greenaway Notebook [Little Activity Book] (Paperback)
Kate Greenaway Giftwrap Paper [Giftwrap--4 Sheets, 4 Designs] (Paperback)
A Day in a Child's Life [Kate Greenaway's] (Hardcover)