Robert Lawson


Robert Lawson (1892–1957) was a prolific writer and illustrator of literature for children and was the first person ever to receive both the Newbery and Caldecott medals. Among his forty-odd books are such classic stories as Rabbit Hill, Ben and Me, and They Were Strong and Good.

Books
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    The Little Woman Wanted Noise

    A lost classic about finding peace in the loudest of worlds, from the illustrator of The Story of Ferdinand and Mr. Popper’s Penguins.

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    Wee Gillis

    By the author and illustrator of the bestselling children’s book The Story of Ferdinand.
    Wee Gillis spends half the year with his father’s rough and rawkus highland people and the other half with his mother’s gentle sheephearding folk. But it’s up to him to decide where he fits in.