The line work is reproduced in sepia tone, while the color illustrations look like their hand-colored 19th century originals. Because these are facsimiles, the type is not reset and the layouts are true to Caldecott's vision. [...] Maurice Sendak wrote in his introduction to The Randolph Caldecott Treasury, When I came to picture books, it was Randolph Caldecott who really put me where I wanted to be. . . .
RANDOLPH CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOKS Linda Schaffzin Childhood Education; Winter 2009/2010; 86, 2; Docstoc pg. 119 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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