Who Won the 1948
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William Pene Du Bois

Twenty-One Balloons

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The 10 Weirdest Children's Books Of All Time, Because KidLit Can Get Pretty Wild

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Poor children. They just want to sit and eat crayons in peace, but we're always reading them stories about how they could get gobbled up by monsters, or turned into mice, or sucked down a rabbit hole into an alternate dimension. No wonder they're ...

1948 Newbery Medal Winner William Pene Du Bois News

American Antiques & Art Near $1 Million At Doyle Auction

Antiques and the Arts Online
Featured in the sale was the collection of Willa Kim and William Pène du Bois. Kim is an award-winning costume designer and her writer and illustrator husband is the son of the prominent American artist Guy Pène du Bois. Among the 100-plus-lot ...

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Tonight: Join The Tribune to celebrate Newbery books

Salt Lake Tribune
Just about everyone loves William Pène du Bois' "The Twenty-One Balloons" (1948), she says, or E.L. Konigsburg's "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" (1968). Or this classic story: Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" (1963 ...

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Willa Kim, Designer of Fanciful Costumes, Dies at 99

New York Times
When she returned to New York in 1950, her association with Mr. Pène du Bois continued. They worked together on some of the biggest Broadway hits of the decade, including “Gypsy,” “The Music Man” and “Bells Are Ringing.” As the 1960s began, Ms. Kim ...

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