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Roger Duvoisin was born in Geneva, Switzerland on August 28, 1904. Before becoming a children's book illustrator, he designed and painted murals, theatrical scenery, and posters as well as worked in the fashion industry. He immigrated with wife Louise Fatio to the United States in 1925. He created more than 40 books and illustrated more than 140 children's books. He created several animal characters including Petunia the foolish goose, Veronica the hippo, Crocus the crocodile, Jasmine the cow, Donkey-Donkey and Hector-Penguin. He also illustrated the Happy Lion series written by his wife. He received several awards for his works including the Caldecott Award for White Snow Bright Snow written by Alvin Tresselt in 1948 and the Caldecott Honor Award for Hide and Seek Fog also written by Tresselt in 1966. He also received the Society of Illustrators Award, the Rutgers Award, the Silver Medallion of the University of Southern Mississippi and the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota. He died on June 30, 1980. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Petunia… (more)
Petunia 1,007 copies, 24 reviews
Donkey-Donkey 318 copies, 7 reviews
Petunia Beware 218 copies, 1 review
Petunia's Christmas 187 copies, 3 reviews
Veronica 165 copies, 4 reviews
Crocus 45 copies, 1 review
Easter Treat 35 copies, 1 review
Petunia's Treasure 35 copies, 1 review
Robinson Crusoe (Illustrator, some editions) 22,914 copies, 303 reviews
A Child's Garden of Verses (Illustrator, some editions) 7,456 copies, 89 reviews
White Snow, Bright Snow (Illustrator) 2,150 copies, 36 reviews
Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (Illustrator, some editions) 1,035 copies, 16 reviews
The Happy Lion (Illustrator) 589 copies, 6 reviews
The Three-Cornered Hat (Illustrator, some editions) 434 copies, 12 reviews
Hide and Seek Fog (Illustrator) 395 copies, 9 reviews
Amahl and the Night Visitors [illustrated book] (Illustrator) 324 copies, 6 reviews
The Beaver Pond (Illustrator) 212 copies, 5 reviews
The Rain Puddle (Illustrator) 139 copies, 2 reviews
Harvest of Holidays (Contributor) 134 copies
Favorite Fairy Tales Told in France (Illustrator, some editions) 121 copies, 1 review
Mr. and Mrs. Button's Wonderful Watchdogs (Illustrator) 80 copies, 2 reviews
The Happy Lion Roars (Illustrator) 70 copies
Christmas on the Mayflower (Illustrator, some editions) 57 copies
Sun Up (Illustrator, some editions) 46 copies
Wobble, the Witch Cat (Illustrator) 43 copies, 1 review
Johnny Maple-Leaf (Illustrator) 43 copies
The Happy Lion and the Bear (Illustrator) 38 copies, 2 reviews
"Hi, Mister Robin!" (Illustrator) 37 copies
The Happy Lion in Africa (Illustrator) 36 copies
The Three Happy Lions (Illustrator) 35 copies, 2 reviews
The Old Bullfrog (Illustrator) 34 copies
Tales of the Pampas (Illustrator, some editions) 25 copies
The World in the Candy Egg (Illustrator) 24 copies
The Happy Lion's Quest (Illustrator) 24 copies
I Saw the Sea Come In (Illustrator) 22 copies
The Happy Lion's Vacation (Illustrator) 20 copies, 1 review
A Duck Called Angélique (Illustrator) 20 copies
The Remarkable Egg (Illustrator) 19 copies, 1 review
The Happy Lion's Treasure (Illustrator) 18 copies
Bhimsa, The Dancing Bear (Illustrator) 18 copies, 1 review
What Did You Leave Behind? (Illustrator) 18 copies
The Happy Time (Illustrator) 18 copies
Nubber Bear (Illustrator) 13 copies
Timothy's Flower (Composer, some editions) 11 copies
Poems from France (Illustrator) 11 copies
The Pointed Brush (Illustrator) 10 copies
The Happy Lion's Rabbits (Illustrator) 9 copies
Little Red Nose (Illustrator) 9 copies
The Happy Lioness (Illustrator) 9 copies
The Christmas Forest (Illustrator) 9 copies
Strange Tales from Many Lands (Contributor) 8 copies
Chef's holiday (Illustrator, some editions) 8 copies, 2 reviews
Earth and Sky (Illustrator) 7 copies
Marc and Pixie (Illustrator) 7 copies
Dozens of Cousins (Illustrator) 7 copies
Sophocles the Hyena (Illustrator) 6 copies
Days of Sunshine - Days of Rain (Illustrator) 5 copies
A Fish is Not a Pet (Illustrator) 3 copies
Wait till Sunday (Illustrator) 2 copies
The Sweet Patootie Doll (Illustrator) 2 copies
The talking cat,: And other stories of French Canada, (Illustrator, some editions) 1 copy
The dog and the boat boy (Illustrator) 1 copy
Zang van de koningen (Illustrator, some editions) 1 copy

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