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Tasha Tudor (1915–2008)

Author of 1 Is One

74+ Works 7,552 Members 71 Reviews 21 Favorited

About the Author

Author and illustrator Tasha Tudor was born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 28, 1915. Her first book, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938. Since then she has written or illustrated almost 100 books including her most recent title Corgiville Christmas, which was published in 2003. She won show more numerous awards throughout her lifetime including the Catholic Library Association's Regina Medal, the Walter Cerf Award for Lifetime Achievements in the Arts from the Vermont Arts Council, and Caldecott Honors for Mother Goose in 1945 and 1 Is One in 1957. She also created Christmas cards for the Irene Dash Greeting Card Company. She died on June 18, 2008. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Image credit: Richard Brown

Series

Works by Tasha Tudor

1 Is One (1956) 721 copies, 12 reviews
A is for Annabelle (1954) 406 copies, 7 reviews
Pumpkin Moonshine (1938) 392 copies, 3 reviews
A Tale for Easter (1980) 366 copies, 4 reviews
Take Joy! The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book (1966) 349 copies, 2 reviews
Corgiville Fair (1971) 342 copies, 3 reviews
The Lord Is My Shepherd (1980) 328 copies, 2 reviews
Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales (1961) 311 copies, 1 review
Around the Year (1957) 265 copies, 4 reviews
The Private World of Tasha Tudor (1992) 259 copies, 5 reviews
First Poems of Childhood (1967) 237 copies, 1 review
Mother Goose (1944) 210 copies, 3 reviews
The Springs of Joy (1979) 198 copies
Tasha Tudor's Five Senses (1966) 198 copies, 1 review
The Dolls' Christmas (1950) 187 copies, 1 review
The Great Corgiville Kidnapping (1997) 180 copies, 1 review
And It Was So: Words from the Scripture (1958) 154 copies, 2 reviews
First Prayers (1952) 152 copies
All for Love (1984) 128 copies
Tasha Tudor's Bedtime Book (1977) 109 copies, 1 review
Corgiville Christmas (2002) 87 copies, 3 reviews
Becky's Christmas (1961) 75 copies
First Graces (1955) 69 copies
Becky's Birthday (1960) 55 copies
Tasha Tudor's Favorite Stories (1965) 51 copies, 1 review
Seasons of Delight (1986) 49 copies
More Prayers (1967) 44 copies, 1 review
Tasha Tudor's Sampler (1977) 43 copies
Tasha Tudor's Favorite Christmas Carols (1978) 41 copies, 1 review
Snow before Christmas (1941) 26 copies
Rosemary for Remembrance (1981) 18 copies, 1 review
The County Fair (1964) 16 copies
Alexander the Gander (1939) 14 copies
Tasha Tudor's Treasures (1981) 11 copies
Dorcas Porkus (1942) 8 copies, 1 review
Amanda and The Bear (1951) 6 copies
Linsey Woolsey, (1946) 5 copies
Edgar Allan Crow (1953) 5 copies
Thistly B (1949) 5 copies
The white goose 4 copies
Christmas Village Advent Calendar (1984) 3 copies, 1 review
Lasten oma joulukirja (1980) 2 copies
The Bouquet (1990) 1 copy

Associated Works

The Secret Garden (1911) — Illustrator, some editions; Illustrator, some editions — 35,788 copies, 555 reviews
Little Women (1868) — Illustrator, some editions — 26,755 copies, 402 reviews
The Wind in the Willows (1908) — Illustrator, some editions — 24,043 copies, 327 reviews
A Little Princess (1905) — Illustrator, some editions — 15,991 copies, 215 reviews
Little Women / Good Wives (1869) — Illustrator, some editions — 15,400 copies, 194 reviews
A Child's Garden of Verses (1885) — Illustrator, some editions — 8,272 copies, 93 reviews
The Dolls' House (1947) — Illustrator, some editions — 659 copies, 5 reviews
The Night Before Christmas (Tasha Tudor) (1975) — Illustrator — 419 copies, 9 reviews
The Christmas Cat (1976) — Illustrator — 328 copies, 4 reviews
Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens (1971) — Illustrator, some editions — 157 copies, 1 review
The Art of Tasha Tudor (2000) — Illustrator, some editions — 125 copies, 2 reviews
Amy's Goose (1977) — Illustrator — 75 copies, 1 review
The Platt & Munk Treasury of Fairy Stories for Children (1980) — Illustrator — 55 copies
The Real Pretend (1992) — Illustrator — 21 copies

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Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1915-08-28
Date of death
2008-06-18
Burial location
Malboro, Vermont, USA
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Place of death
Marlboro, Vermont, USA
Places of residence
Malboro, Vermont, USA
Connecticut, USA
New Hampshire, USA
Education
Boston Museum School
Occupations
illustrator
Relationships
Tudor, Bethany (daughter)
Holmes, Efner Tudor (daughter)
Awards and honors
Regina Medal (1971)
Short biography
Tasha Tudor was one of America’s best-known and beloved illustrators. Her first little story, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938.

She illustrated nearly 100 books and received many awards and honors, including Caldecott Honors for Mother Goose and 1 is One. Many of her books were translated into foreign languages and distributed around the world. Tasha moved to Vermont in the 1970s and lived among period antiques, using them in her daily life. She was adept at crafts such as candle dipping, weaving, soap making, doll making and knitting.

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Reviews

Describes the thoughts of a small child as she prepares for Easter and dreams of Easter things.

Content consideration: uses the language "if you have been good".
 
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KristenRoper | 3 other reviews | May 3, 2024 |
Describes the thoughts of a small child as she prepares for Easter and dreams of Easter things.

Content consideration: uses the language "if you have been good".
 
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KristenRoper | 3 other reviews | May 3, 2024 |
Review from my youngest:
“Wonderful, fancy, perfect!”
 
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FamiliesUnitedLL | 6 other reviews | Oct 27, 2023 |
This has been one of my favorite books since I was a little girl. I love the illustrations.
 
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Kiaya40 | 6 other reviews | Jun 19, 2023 |

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Works
74
Also by
15
Members
7,552
Popularity
#3,233
Rating
4.1
Reviews
71
ISBNs
194
Languages
7
Favorited
21

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