Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Illustrated Books

Ten Favorite Illustrated Books

All about the visuals.  
There may be better illustrated versions out there, 
but these are the ones I own.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Illustrated by P.J. Lynch

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff
Illustrated by Alan Lee

The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey by Rosemary Sutcliff
Illustrated by Alan Lee

In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid by Penelope Lively
Illustrated by Ian Andrew

Gilgamesh the King, The Revenge of Ishtar, and The Last Quest of Gilgamesh
Retold and Illustrated by Ludmila Zeman

The Book of Pirates 
Written and Illustrated by Howard Pyle

Shakespeare Stories by Leon Garfield
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

The Complete Illustrated Shakespeare

The Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrated by Garth Williams


Carol said...

Oh nice! I have or have seen some of these but not Gilgamesh the king. i'd like to get a hold of that one.

Ruth said...

The story of Gilgamesh is just as interesting as the illustrations are attractive. My kids loved the books to pieces and now they are all falling apart. They are well-loved.

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