Margot Zemach

American children's illustrator and writer

1931   -   1989

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
occupation: illustrator, children's writer
award received: Caldecott Medal

Margot Zemach (November 30, 1931 – May 21, 1989) was an American illustrator of more than forty children's books, some of which she also wrote. Many were adaptations of folk tales from around the world, especially Yiddish and other Eastern European stories. She and her husband Harvey Fischtrom, writing as Harve Zemach, collaborated on several picture books including Duffy and the Devil for which she won the 1974 Caldecott Medal.
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The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain

short story collection, children's fantasy; originally six 1973 later eight 1965 to 1973 stories set "before the birth of Taran Assistant Pig-Keeper"

author: Lloyd Alexander
illustrator: Margot Zemach

1973 or 1999

Duffy and the Devil

book by Margot Zemach

author: Margot Zemach
illustrator: Margot Zemach


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