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  • On the front cover of The Kate Greenaway Address Book, decorated in green and blue, a woman sits at a gate-leg table writing.
  • The front endpaper of The Kate Greenaway Address Book is bordered with colour illustrations of a family dancing.
  • On the opening pages of the letter A, held up by a small boy, two young girls dance into a meadow of marigolds and daisies.
  • These pages, illustrated in colour with a girl sleeping on the letter C and a vase of flowers, have spaces to write down six names, addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Beneath header images of a young girl perched on the letter M are spaces to record contact details for six people and an illustration of a bunch of daffodils.
  • Alongside a colour illustration of children foraging and a header image of children running through the letter O, there is space to write down two names, addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Spaces for six names, addresses and telephone numbers are provided on these pages, beneath header images of a girl reading on the letter R while her cat waits.
  • Among illustrations of two girls going up to bed are spaces to write down contact details of two people, under an image header of the letters X, Y and Z.

The Kate Greenaway Address Book

$15.95

In this Address Book we share Kate Greenaway’s celebration of friendship portrayed in nostalgic scenes of home life, childhood and old age, harvest time and the changing seasons.

Details
  • RRP: £4.99 (incl. VAT)
  • Format: 160 mm x 120 mm (6 ¼ x 4 ¾ in)
  • Pages: 128
  • Weight: 0.23 kg (0.5 lb)
  • Pictures: Up to 100 colour and 350 vignettes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • ISBN: 978 1 873329 03 0
  • Publication: 1999
Description

A girl sits at her writing desk, ink-well open, pen poised. In one simple image, reproduced on the front cover, Kate Greenaway perfectly captured the pleasure of sending and receiving letters. Born in London in 1846, Kate Greenaway became one of the best loved children’s illustrators of all time.

The Address Book is one of a range of charming stationery books, decorated with cameos of the finest of Kate Greenaway’s work. Beautiful and practical, produced on high-quality art paper with ample space for writing, the books contain rare Kate Greenaway illustrations discovered by a private collector. The books are perfect gifts for anyone who appreciates Kate Greenaway’s vision of innocent enjoyment and beauty.

Contents

Six pages for most letters of the alphabet, beginning with a full-page picture, and three five-line entries per page.

Authors

Kate Greenaway was born in London in 1846. By the time of her death in 1901, she was a successful and world-renowned book illustrator, admired by contemporaries such as John Ruskin. Her illustrations depict scenes from the mid-19th century and convey her nostalgic love of childhood, home life and rural tranquillity. Her work remains popular today and is commemorated by the Kate Greenaway Medal, awarded annually to a children’s illustrator for distinguished work.

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