Collection: Margot Tomes

Margot Ladd Tomes (1917–1991) was an American artist and illustrator of children’s books. Two books that she illustrated were cited by The New York Times as one of the best children’s books of the year: Jack and the Wonder Beans in 1977 and If There Were Dreams to Sell in 1984. She is also known for illustrating books by Jean Fritz (Homesick: My Own Story winning a Newbery Honor), Judith St. George, and Aileen Fisher.

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