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Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully was born in Galesburg, Illinois. After college at Brown University, she earned a master's degree at Columbia University in art history. She worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines, advertisements, and book publishers until a radio station commissioned a series of posters showing children playing. The first appeared in subway cars, where it was seen by a children's book editor. It launched a long career, first as an illustrator, then as author/illustrator of picture...See more