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Dodge Commission

A body appointed by President William McKinley in 1898 to investigate charges of neglect that led to appalling conditions in U.S. military camps during the Spanish-American War (1898). It ...

Kredel, Fritz

Kredel, Fritz   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Literature, Children's literature studies
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...in demand for numerous editions of fairy tales and fables, including those of Aesop , Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm , Hans Christian Andersen , Heinrich Hoffmann , and Berechiah ha- Nakdan ( Fables of a Jewish Aesop , 1967 ). Kredel's artwork was also commissioned for such classics as Mary Mapes Dodge 's Hans Brinker; or, The Silver Skates ( 1963 ), Kenneth Grahame 's The Wind in the Willows ( 1966 ), and Clement Clarke Moore 's The Night Before Christmas ( 1968 ), and he was entrusted with coloring the illustrations of John Tenniel (for the ...