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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: 88
1002 For Me and You Jumbo World's Greatest Collection of Songs Games and Puzzles
Alphabet (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780224009546
ISBN-10: 0224009540
Genre: Reference

An Apple Alphabet and Traditional Nursery Rhymes
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

A Apple Pie
A Apple Pie (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517093023
ISBN-10: 0517093022
Genre: Children's Books

A-Apple Pie
A-apple Pie (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780723205906
ISBN-10: 0723205906

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

The Art of Kate Greenaway A Nostalgic Portrait of Childhood
Baby Book
Baby Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780416615104
ISBN-10: 0416615104

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

A Day in a Child's Life
A Day in a Child's Life [Kate Greenaway's] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780874971019
ISBN-10: 0874971012
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Greenaway Kate
Greenaway Kate (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780856703584
ISBN-10: 0856703583
Genre: Reference

The Illuminated Language of Flowers Over 700 Flowers and Plants Listed Alphabetically With Their Meanings
Kate Greenaway
Kate Greenaway (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780847801305
ISBN-10: 0847801306

The Kate Greenaway Address Book
The Kate Greenaway Address Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781873329030
ISBN-10: 1873329032
Genre: Arts & Photography

The Kate Greenaway Autograph Book
The Kate Greenaway Autograph Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781873329139
ISBN-10: 187332913X

The Kate Greenaway Birthday Book
The Kate Greenaway Birthday Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781873329047
ISBN-10: 1873329040

The Kate Greenaway Book
The Kate Greenaway Book (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140045192
ISBN-10: 0140045198
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Kate Greenaway Giftwrap Paper [Giftwrap--4 Sheets, 4 Designs] (Paperback)
Kate Greenaway Illustrations CD-ROM and Book
Kate Greenaway Illustrations Cd-rom and Book [Dover Electronic Clip Art] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486998718
ISBN-10: 0486998711
Genre: Arts & Photography

Kate Greenaway Notelets Marigold Garden Series
Kate Greenaway Notelets Marigold Garden Series (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780723255017
ISBN-10: 0723255016

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

Kate Greenaway Postcards 24 Full-Color Ready-To-Mail Cards
My Kate Greenaway Notebook [Little Activity Book] (Paperback)
Under the Window [Armada Picture Lions] (Paperback)Hardcover