Laura Bannon

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General Information

Name: Laura Bannon

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1895 in Acme, Michigan

Died: 1963

Illinois Connection

Bannon lived in Chicago. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also taught there.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Bannon was an artist, illustrator, author and teacher. Her career as a children's book author and illustrator began in 1939; in all she wrote and/or illustrated over twenty books. She earned acclaim from Children's Reading Round Table of Chicago and the Society of Typographical Arts.

Published Works

  • Gregorio and the White Llama, 1944
  • Red Mittens, 1946
  • Patty Paints a Picture, 1946
  • Watchdog, 1948
  • Billy and the Bear, 1949
  • Big Brother, Whitman, 1950
  • Horse on a Houseboat, 1951
  • The Best House in the World, 1952
  • Mind your Child's Art: A Guide for Parents and Teachers, 1952
  • The Wonderful Fashion Doll, 1953
  • The Little Sister Doll, Whitman, 1955
  • The Scary Thing, Houghton Mifflin, 1956
  • The Tide Won't Wait: A Nova Scotia Story, 1957
  • Nemo Meets the Emperor, Whitman, 1957
  • Jo-Jo the Talking Crow, Riverside Press, 1958
  • Katy Comes Next, Whitman, 1959
  • The Famous Baby-Sitter, Whitman, 1960
  • The Other Side of the World, 1960
  • Hawaiian Coffee Picker, 1962
  • Who's in the Attic?, Whitman, 1962
  • Little People of the Night, 1963
  • The Contented Horse Trainer, 1963
  • Toby's Friend, 1963
  • Make Room for Rags, 1972
  • Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time, - Illustrator
  • Tales from a Finnish Tupa - Illustrator
  • Manuela's Birthday

Titles Library

Big Brother

Release Date: 1950

The wonderful fashion doll,

ASIN: B0007E1P8A
Release Date: 1953

The little sister doll;

ASIN: B0006AU612
Release Date: 1955

the scary thing

ASIN: B000JD8910
Release Date: 1956

The Tide Won't Wait

Release Date: 1957

Nemo meets the emperor

ASIN: B0006AV0R6
Release Date: 1957

Jo-jo the Talking Crow

Release Date: 1958

Katy Comes Next

Release Date: 1959

The famous baby-sitter

ASIN: B0006AWH46
Release Date: 1960

Who walks the attic?

ASIN: B0006AY46A
Release Date: 1962

Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time

ISBN: 1590172248
Release Date: 2007-04-17

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Tales from a Finnish Tupa

ISBN: 0816667683
Release Date: 2009-10-02

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Make Room for Rags

ISBN: 0395154960
Release Date: 1972-11

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Literary Awards

External Links

Laura Bannon on WorldCat


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