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Marjorie Flack

Marjorie Flack was born in 1897. She was an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books, with sixteen titles to her credit. Among her best-loved books were The Story about Ping , illustrated by Kurt Wiese (and made famous by the TV show Captain Kangaroo ), and her series of five books about Angus, a lovable pooch, which she both wrote and illustrated. Her book The Boats on the River , illustrated by Jay Hyde Barnum, was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1947. Although Marjorie Flack died...See more