The Fair at Little Snoreing, c1973
Ardizzone studied art at Westminster School of Art in 1920-1 under Bernard Meninsky. He was an official war artist during World War II, working widely in Europe and North Africa, and his illustrated diaries are notable records. After the war he established a strong reputation as a book illustrator and writer. He had a retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1974.
Designs in actual size for the book The Little Fire Engine.
Written by Graham Greene.
Published in 1973 by The Bodley Head.
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