: , 1993. Item #04005
A Sweet Watercolor Illustration
DYER, Jane, artist. "Goodnight Sheep". From Good Night, Good Night Sleepyhead. [N.p., ca. 1993].
Original pen, ink and watercolor illustration.
Image size: 10 1/8 x 12 inches; 257 x 305 mm.) Beautifully matted, framed and glazed. (Frame size: 17 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches; 454 x 505 mm.).
A sweet illustration of a baby embracing a sheep stuffed aminal. Beautifully framed with a cream silk mat, bordered with metallic gold and blue ribbons, and further decorated with light blue ribbon embellishment.
Jane Dyer is a beloved American illustrator of more than fifty books, including Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Cookies series and Jeanne Birdsall's Lucky and Squash. Dyer grew up in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She used to teach, write, and illustrate textbooks before she began illustrating children's books full-time. Most of Dyer's work in children books illustrates family or home scenes. Dyer has received multiple awards throughout her career, including two Parent's Choice Honor Books for Illustration awards. In 2015, Dyer spoke at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts and read Lucky and Squash aloud as part of her talk on the art-making process for picture books.