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Wendy Anderson Halperin Papers

Summary Information
Title: Wendy Anderson Halperin Papers
Dates: 2007
Creator: Halperin, Wendy Anderson
Extent: .33 cubic ft. (1 box) and art
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2065
This collection contains art and print production materials by Wendy Anderson Halperin for one published title.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Halperin, Wendy Anderson


Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.

Biography of Wendy Anderson Halperin

Wendy Anderson Halperin was born on April 10, 1952, in Joliet, IL. A children's author and illustrator, Halperin has earned a reputation for her detailed pencil and watercolor paintings. She has worked as a freelance art director and as an art workshop teacher for various elementary school programs and at a local art center. Halperin's work has received many awards, including the American Library Association Notable Children's Book selection and teh New York Public Library's Best Children's Book selection, both in 1993.

Biographical sources: Something About the Author , vol. 125

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains art and print production materials by Wendy Anderson Halperin for one published title

Subject Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Nature
  • Halperin, Wendy Anderson
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 4096, MC 1765
Thank You, World, text by Alice B. McGinty, published New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2007 (12 folders and art)  Box MF 4096, MC 1765
Note  MF 4096 contains: introduction letter (1 p.); front matter (3 p.); photocopy of illustrations (4 p.); jacket proof (1 p.); correspondence (48 p.); notes (14 p.); layout notes (4 p.); clippings (2 p.); research material (476 p.); miscellaneous (28 p.)
MC 1765 contains: 215 photocopy illustration studies; 21 pencil illustration studies; 15 pencil and crayon illustration studies; 18 pencil and photocopy studies; 1 acrylic illustration study; 2 acrylic and photocopy illustration studies; 3 acrylic, crayon, and photocopy studies; 19 crayon and photocopy illustration studies; 121 pencil and ink illustration studies; 131 crayon and ink illustration studies; 1 photocopy dummy (29 p.); 1 printer's dummy (30 p. and jacket); 7 printer's proof of jacket; 1 cover layout paste-up; 1 pencil and photocopy layout study; 9 photocopies of layout; 22 printer's proofs; 1 dedication; 2 typescripts; 2 page proofs with notes for illustrator; 15 image layouts