- RRP: £4.99 (incl. VAT)
- Format: 160 mm x 120 mm (6 ¼ x 4 ¾ in)
- Pages: 128
- Weight: 0.23 kg (0.5 lb)
- Pictures: Up to 100 colour and 350 vignettes
- Binding: Hardback
- ISBN: 978 1 873329 03 0
- Publication: 1999
A girl sits at her writing desk, ink-well open, pen poised. In one simple image, reproduced on the front cover, Kate Greenaway perfectly captured the pleasure of sending and receiving letters. Born in London in 1846, Kate Greenaway became one of the best loved children’s illustrators of all time.
The Address Book is one of a range of charming stationery books, decorated with cameos of the finest of Kate Greenaway’s work. Beautiful and practical, produced on high-quality art paper with ample space for writing, the books contain rare Kate Greenaway illustrations discovered by a private collector. The books are perfect gifts for anyone who appreciates Kate Greenaway’s vision of innocent enjoyment and beauty.
Six pages for most letters of the alphabet, beginning with a full-page picture, and three five-line entries per page.
Kate Greenaway was born in London in 1846. By the time of her death in 1901, she was a successful and world-renowned book illustrator, admired by contemporaries such as John Ruskin. Her illustrations depict scenes from the mid-19th century and convey her nostalgic love of childhood, home life and rural tranquillity. Her work remains popular today and is commemorated by the Kate Greenaway Medal, awarded annually to a children’s illustrator for distinguished work.