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Agnes Danforth Hewes

Agnes Danforth Hewes (1874-1963) was born in Tripoli to missionary parents and her formative years in Lebanon inspired a lifelong love of foreign cultures. She was awarded the Newbery Honor for Glory of the Seas (1934) and The Codfish Musket (1937) as well as for Spice and the Devil's Cave (1931). American artist and storyteller Lynd Ward (1905-85) illustrated more than 200 juvenile and adult books, working in wood engraving, watercolors, oil, and lithography. He is particularly famous for his...See more