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April 17, 2014

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Fusenews: To lose one author may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose dozens looks like carelessness.

Fusenews: To lose one author may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose dozens looks like carelessness.

At this point you just have to start throwing your hands up in the air.  Then you have to start eyeing some of the older children’s authors and illustrators who are still around with great trepidation.  We’ve been host to a SLEW of deaths already this year, but August is making May look like it [...]

Author/Illustrator Jose Aruego Dies at 80

Jose Aruego

Jose Aruego, best known for illustrating Robert Kraus’s Leo the Late Bloomer (Windmill, 1971), died August 9 in New York City on his 80th birthday.