Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Simms Taback: 1932 – December 25, 2011

Simms Taback died at the age of 79 on December 25 of Pancreatic Cancer. As the School Library Journal says, "he managed to fulfill his dream of traveling to Israel and London before his death." SLJ also said that he designed the first McDonald's box in 1977, which I found interesting... so I went in search of it:

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  1. Hi, can i ask you something? I’m looking for children books with “scary” animal illustrations like Wolf (or fox) eating pigs (or seven kids or Red Riding hood or birds in Chicken Little) or being pictured with a fat stomach. Any sort of help is appreciated. Thanks in advance. Great blog, by the way!