Art Seiden (1923-2004)

Here's another wonderful illustrator from the mid-20th century. Brooklyn born, Seiden was best known for the pictures he created for children's books, particularly Little Golden Books.

Berlitz - French Zoo Animals for Children written by Robert Strumpen-Darrie & Charles and Valerie Berlitz, illustrated by Art Seiden (1963). via

Berlitz - French Zoo Animals for Children written by Robert Strumpen-Darrie & Charles and Valerie Berlitz, illustrated by Art Seiden (1963) via

Wonder Books Illustrations by Art Seiden 1952 this printing 1974 via

The Animal's Playground written by Virginia Stone Marshall, illustrated by Art Seiden (1964). via

Space, Time and Rockets by Rehta Randolph, edited by Catherine Barry (Assistant Curator, Hayden Planetarium). Cover art by Art Seiden. Inside art by Jacque Stain 1952 via

Illustrated by Art Seiden Written by Gene Darby Copyright 1963 via

Jack and Jill Magazine

Jack and Jill Magazine has been continually in publication since 1938. Here are some beautiful covers from the mid to late fifties, most available on ebay.

June 1956, cover by Wilbur Wickham

August 1959, Wilbur Wickham via ebay

April 1958 via ebay

September 1958 via ebay

September 1957, Space policeman by Lou Segal via ebay