Anne Anderson was a Scottish illustrator of children’s books and fairy tales. She spent her childhood in Argentina and in 1912 she married illustrator Alan Wright (with whom she collaborated on many bookssome of her work) and they settled in Berkshire. Her work has been compared to contemporaries such as Mabel Lucie Atwell (see Alice In Wonderland post) and Kate Greenaway. Although whilst she was more prolific than either of these, her work today is, regretably, not as well known.
It has been suggested that her prolific output (over 100 books to her credit) was largely the result of neccessity to earn money to support her family as her husband contributed less and less. She was also an active etcher and designer of greeting cards.
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