Gyo Fujikawa

Gyo Fujikawa (1908-1999) made a career in the advertising world and also enjoyed a lengthy stint at the Walt Disney Studios, where she designed the large-book version of "Fantasia." In 1957, she illustrated her first picture book, "A Child's Garden of Verses." Many others followed, some of which she also wrote. "Babies," published in 1963, stands as a landmark: it was the first children's book to depict infants of all races and nations sharing growing experiences. Fujikawa's books have been...See more