The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

October 21, 2016

October 21, 1944

Janet Ahlberg (October 21, 1944 to November 13, 1994), illustrated children's books. Her work won two Kate Greenaway medals. Here are some lovely examples.

The books she illustrated were often written by her husband Allan Ahlberg. Here is her portrayal of her family.

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