Barbara Cooney (August 6, 1917-March 10, 2000) was an American illustrator for more than 100 books, many of which she also wrote. She was a two-time Caldecott Medal winner.
Biography on Boston Athenæum:
Newsboys’ Thanksgiving Dinner for Eleanor by Barbara Cooney
1996 / Acrylic on silk / Children’s biography of Eleanor Roosevelt / Viking Press
Children’s Books Written or Illustrated by Barbara Cooney: