Denslow's Mother Goose. Book illustration from Library of Congress
"Hand-lettered by Fred W. Goudy."
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
This treasury of childhood rhymes features all the nursery favorite. Timeless color images by W. W. Denslow, the original illustrator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: to be cherished by generations of young readers and listeners.
William Wallace Denslow was an American illustrator and caricaturist remembered for his work in collaboration with author L. Frank Baum, especially his illustrations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Denslow was an editorial cartoonist with a strong interest in politics, which has fueled political interpretations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.