Today's vintage children's book is Seven Little Rabbits illustrated by the outstanding Barbara Cooney. Cooney (1917-2000) had a prolific career, illustrating over 200 books. She won two Caldecott Medals, the first for Chanticleer and the Fox, the second for Ox-Cart Man. In 1975 Cooney was awarded the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for her outstanding contributions to children's literature.
Seven Little Rabbits
By John Becker
Illustrated by Barbara Cooney
Scholastic Inc., 1973
To read a previous post about another book illustrated by Barbara Cooney, Miss Rumphius, click here. To read more about Barbara Cooney, click here or here.