From the Brothers Grimm and Mother Goose to Dinosaur Bob and Bumble-Ardy, engaging stories and captivating images come alive in the art of picture books. We invite children and adults to experience the magical world of children’s literature through this stunning collection of more than 100 original and imaginative illustrations.
Fairy Tales to Nursery Rhymes: The Droller Collection of Picture Book Art was organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts. This exhibition was made possible in Delaware by the Edgar A. Thronson Foundation Illustration Exhibition Fund and the Hallie Tybout Exhibition Fund. Image: “High Jinks,” not dated, unpublished illustration. Harry Bingham Neilson (1861-1941). Ink and watercolor on paper, 10 11/16 x 8 1/8 inches. Collection of Michael and Esther Droller.