George L. Carlson

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George Leonard Carlson (1887–1962) was an illustrator and artist with numerous completed works, perhaps the most famous being the dust jacket for Gone with the Wind.[1]

Timeline of creative works[edit]

  • 1917 - Illustrates The Magic Stone: Rainbow Fairy Stories with paintings
  • 1920 - Illustrates Jane and the Owl by Gene Stone
  • 1921 - Illustrates Adventures of Jane by Gene Stone
  • 1928 - Illustrates The Adventures of Toby Spaniel
  • 1929 - Creates a dust jacket for The Whirlwind
  • 1931 - Provides black and white ink drawings and full color frontis for Fact and Story Reader - book eight
  • 1933 - Authored Draw Comics! - Here's How - A Complete Book on Cartooning
  • 1936 - Illustrated the original yellow dust jacket for Gone with the Wind
  • 1937 - Writes and Illustrates Fun-Time Games, Puzzles, Stunts, Drawings, also Fun For Juniors, and also Points on Cartooning.
  • 1939 - Illustrates "Uncle Wiggily and His Friends" by Howard R. Garis
  • 1940 - Cover illustration for "Treasure Chest of Stephen Foster Songs"
  • 1942 - Begins work with Jingle Jangle Comics at its birth, creating covers and contributing comic strips such as The Pie-Faced Prince, contributed for 8 years every other month, two strips per contributed issue.
  • 1949 - creates 1001 Riddles for Children
  • 1953 - Creates book I Can Draw for young artists
  • 1959 - Creates book Jokes & Riddles for young children

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