Margot Austin

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Margot Austin (September 18, 1907 – June 25, 1990) was born in Portland, Oregon and attended the National Academy of Design in New York. She illustrated many children's books and contributed to magazines including Jack and Jill Magazine. Among her many books was a series about small animals in the church of Parson Pease-Porridge, beginning with E. P. Dutton's 1941 publication of Peter Churchmouse. Her Book Gabriel Churchkitten was made into an animated film short in 1944.[1] Ms. Austin died in 1990 at the age of 81 in her home in New Fairfield, Connecticut.[2]

List of her works both as author and illustrator:

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