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Three Bears Snap

Three Bears Snap  ( 1930s )

“Three Bears Snap” was designed by A. E. Kennedy and published by C. W. Faulkner & Co., c.1930s, based on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and three bowls of porridge which has become one of the most popular fairy tales in the English language, written by Robert Southey in 1837. Albert Ernest Kennedy (1883–1963) was an Illustrator of children’s books mostly about animals. He was the elder brother of noted flower painter Cecil Kennedy. He was one of the few illustrators of whom Alison Uttley approved both for his work and his personality. Among many other books he illustrated most of the Alison Uttley “Sam Pig” and “Tim Rabbit stories”.  (From “The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators”).

“Three Bears Snap” designed by A. E. Kennedy and published by C. W. Faulkner & Co., c.1930

Above: “Three Bears Snap” designed by A. E. Kennedy and published by C. W. Faulkner & Co., c.1930.

All images courtesy Rex Pitts.

See also: Wikipedia: The Story of the Three Bears

Last Updated August 16, 2014 at 12:47pm

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