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Well-known children's books with equally well-known illistrations

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TheKitchenWitch Thu 22-Oct-15 16:18:39

I need a list of very popular/famous children's books that have equally well-known (and distinctive) pictures, for a project I'm working on, and I'm stuck!
So far I have:
Winnie the Pooh
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Room on the Broom
Elmer the Elephant

There must be more, can anyone think of any? Much appreciated grin

TheKitchenWitch Thu 22-Oct-15 16:19:30

Oh and I do actually know how to spell illustrations. blush

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Thu 22-Oct-15 16:20:47

Brambly Hedge
Any Beatrix Potter

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Thu 22-Oct-15 16:22:06

For a bit older children, but I bet most people would recognise the Tenniel illustrations for Alice in Wonderland.

RiverTam Thu 22-Oct-15 16:22:36

Alfie stories (Shirley Hughes)
Meg and Mog
Angelina ballerina
We're going in a bear hunt

I'm sure I'll think of some more...!

Daffydil Thu 22-Oct-15 16:22:55


Dachshund Thu 22-Oct-15 16:26:10

Wind in the Willows
Brambley Hedge
definitely Alice in Wonderland!
Roald Dahl plus Quentin Blake illustrations

Dachshund Thu 22-Oct-15 16:26:44

oh and Jaqueline Wilson books

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Thu 22-Oct-15 16:27:00

Some aren't obvious per book so much, but as a set - like Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl.

AGrinWithoutACat Thu 22-Oct-15 16:27:50

The Hairy Maclairy books
Mr Men and Little Miss

AGrinWithoutACat Thu 22-Oct-15 16:29:12

The Gruffalo

Mummamayhem Thu 22-Oct-15 16:30:13

The very hungry caterpillar

InMySpareTime Thu 22-Oct-15 16:46:53

Where the Wild Things Are
Thomas the Tank Engine

feckityfeck Thu 22-Oct-15 16:53:08

Definitely Quentin Blake.

Oliver Jeffers' style is quite distinctive, but I'm not sure how well known as pictures.

BetweenTwoLungs Thu 22-Oct-15 17:02:12

The rainbow fish!

PseudoBadger Thu 22-Oct-15 17:04:02

The enormous crocodile
Mr Gumpy's Car/Mr Gumpy's Outing
The Shopping Basket
The Elephant and The Bad Baby

dodobookends Thu 22-Oct-15 17:08:45

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Ladybird books - Gingerbread Man, Goldilocks etc etc

Badders123 Thu 22-Oct-15 17:09:43

Winnie the pooh

PseudoBadger Thu 22-Oct-15 17:10:29

Brown bear brown bear

Badders123 Thu 22-Oct-15 17:10:41 already have that one!
Where the wild things are
The how to train.your dragon books which are.illustrated by the author

HarrietVane99 Thu 22-Oct-15 17:18:28

Arthur Ransome
Ballet Shoes with Ruth Gervis' s illustrations (she was Noel Streatfeild' s sister)
For me, E. Nesbit's books are just not right without the original illustrations, but they might not be well known enough for your purposes.

PigeonPie Thu 22-Oct-15 17:28:21

Wind in the Willows with the EH Shepard (who also did Winnie the Pooh) illustrations.

Sgtmajormummy Thu 22-Oct-15 17:48:10

Paddington's original illustrations are very evocative and quite intriguing until you read the story.
I love the coloured pencil drawings by Raymond Briggs (The Snowman etc).

BoneyBackJefferson Thu 22-Oct-15 17:51:36

Brer Rabbit

Sgtmajormummy Thu 22-Oct-15 17:52:27

And what about all the Mr.Men books by Roger Hargreaves? So simple but you can tell which ones weren't drawn by him.

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