Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Wendy Watson Papers: Home

Wendy Watson Papers 1

Logo for Sadler Research Collection

Wendy Watson Papers 1            

Collection Inventory

Box 1
25.25” X 19” X 3”

     Hedgehog and the Hare. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1969.
          Adapted and Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. 
Pages 4-5—22” X 15”—Tree without leaves; Signed—Media: Ink
        
 2Pages  10-11—22” X 15”—Hedgehog and Hare walking in a field—Media: Ink (with mylar overlay)
          3. 
Pages 16-17—22” X 14 ⅛--Hedgehog and Hare among pine bough
          4. 
Pages 30-31--22” X 15”—Hedgehog and wife walking by a tree; Signed—Media: Ink (with mylar overlay)

       Bulla, Clyde Robert. Open the Door and See All the People.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1972.
          
 Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. Book jacket—13 ⅓” X 20”—Girls going through door and meeting people; Signed —Media: Ink
          2. Page viii-- 6 ¾” x 9 ⅞”--Mother and daughters watching house burn; Signed —Media: Ink
          3. 
Page 3--6 ¾”  x 9 ⅛”--Group of people visiting; Signed —Media: Ink
          4. 
Page 6—6 ¾” X 9 ⅛”-- Mother and daughters sitting under a tree; Signed —Media: Ink
          5. 
Page 8—7 5/8” X 10 1/8”—Sisters sitting at the table ready to eat; Signed -- Media: Ink
          6. 
Page 11—8 ½” X 9 ⅞”—Mother and daughters traveling; Signed —Media: Ink
          7. 
Page 14--8 ⅞” X 10 ½”--Mother and daughters at new home; Signed —Media: Ink
          
8. Page 17--8 ⅝” X 10”--Sisters playing with a dog; Signed -- Media: Ink
          9. 
Page 18--8 ⅝” X 9 ⅜”--Sisters meeting a girl at a fence; Signed -- Media: Ink
        10. 
Page 20--8 ⅛” X 9 ¾”--Mothers and daughters at home; Signed -- Media: Ink
        11. 
Page 23--8 ⅜” X 9 ⅝”--Furniture arriving; Signed -- Media: Ink
        12. 
Page 25--7 ⅞” X 9 ⅝”--Little girl sitting alone while mother; Signed -- Media: Ink
        13. 
Page 26—8 ¼” X 9 ¾”--Mother and daughters in bed; Signed -- Media: Ink
        14. 
Page 28--8 ⅝” X  9 ¾”--Sisters sitting on step with a dog; Signed -- Media: Ink
        15. 
Page 31--8 ¼” X 8 ⅝”--Sisters talking to the girl with a doll; Signed -- Media: Ink
        16. 
Page 33--8 X 8 ¾”--Sisters running to meet mother; Signed -- Media: Ink
        17. 
Page 34--8 ¼” X 8 ¾”--Mother with daughters crossing a street; Signed -- Media: Ink
        18. 
Page 37--8 ⅝” X 9 ¼”--Mother and daughters outside the Toy House; Signed -- Media: Ink
        19. 
Page 40--8 ¼” X 8 ¾”--Jo Ann and Teeney looking at all the dolls; Signed -- Media: Ink
        20. 
Page 42--8 ⅛” X 8 ⅞”--Jo and Teeney playing with their dolls; Signed -- Media: Ink
        21. 
Page 45--8 ¾” X 9 ¾”--Jo Ann, Teeney, and girl play with dog; Signed -- Media: Ink
        22. 
Page 46--8 ¼” X 9 ¼”--Jo Ann and Teeney talk to Mommy; Signed -- Media: Ink
        23. 
Page 48--8 ¾” X 9 ¼”--Doll man looks at the dolls; Signed -- Media: Ink
        24. 
Page 51--8 ¼” X 9 ⅜”--Momma making a doll dress; Signed -- Media: Ink
        25. 
Page 54--9 ⅛” X 9”--Girls searching for Teeney's doll; Signed -- Media: Ink
        26. 
Page 57--8 ½” X 9 ⅜”--Teeney crying because doll is damaged; Signed -- Media: Ink
        27. 
Page 58--8 ¼”  X 10”--Jo Ann and friend sitting on step; Signed -- Media: Ink
        28. Page 60--8 ¾” X 9”--Jo Ann and Teeney walking home; Signed -- Media: Ink
        29. P
age 62—8” X 9 ¼”--Momma giving the girls yarn for their hair; Signed -- Media: Ink
        30. P
age 67--8 ¼” x 9 ⅝”--Teeney receiving her doll at the party; Signed -- Media: Ink

     Watson, Clyde. Tom Fox and the Apple Pie. New York: Crowell, 1972.
          Illustrated by Wendy Watson
 
          1. 
Page 42-43--10 X 19 ⅞”--Fox waking up under trees with moon rising; Signed —Media: Ink

     Dingman, Nancy. Birthday Goat. New York: Crowell, 1974.
           Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. Page 1 and 39—9 9/16” X 7 ½”; 10 ⅛” X 9”--Dedication page; mama and papa goat talking –Media: Watercolor; Ink
          2. Pages 2-3—20” X 15 ¾”; 22” X 15”—Title page with characters and lettering-- Media: Watercolor; Ink
          3. 
Pages 5-7—8 ⅞” X 8 5/16”-- Early color proofs; pig advertising carnival; papa making breakfast for Mama and reading    
              paper-- Media:
Watercolor; Ink
          4. 
Page 7—9 ½” X 9 ¼”; 9 ¾” X 9 ¼”--5 scenes; Papa taking Mama breakfast in bed; Signed -- Media: Watercolor; Ink
          5. 
Page 8—9 ½” X 7 ½”; 10 ⅜X 9 ⅛”--5 scenes; Papa and Mama with kids; Signed -- Media: Watercolor; Ink
          6. 
Page 9—9 5/8” X 7 ½”; 10 ¼” X 9”-- Cutaway of house with kids and Mama getting ready for birthday; Signed -- Media:
              
Watercolor; Ink
          7. 
Page 11—9 ½” X 7 ¾”; 9 ¾” X 9”-- 2 scenes; Family in car; Signed -- Media: Watercolor; Ink
          8. 
Page 12--10 ¼” X  9”; 9 ½” X 7 ⅝”-- Papa changing tire while carload of pigs pass; Signed -- Media: Watercolor; Ink
          9. 
Page 19—9 ⅝” X 7 ⅜”;10” X 9”-- 4 scenes; Goat family at carnival getting lemonade and balloons; Signed —Media: Ink
        10. 
Page 20—10 1/8” X 9 1/8”; 9 ½” X 7 3/8”-- Riding the carousel; Signed -- Media: Watercolor;Ink
        11. 
Pages 21-24—19” X 15”-- 10 scenes; Mama and Papa riding in pumpkin carriage; Signed —Media:  Blueline
        12. 
Page 21—10 ⅛ X 9”; 9 ½” X 7 ½”—2 scenes; Mama and Papa riding in the pumpkin carriage on the carrousel; Signed —
              Media:
 Watercolor; Ink
        13. 
Page 22—9 ⅞” X 9”; 9 ½” X 7 ½”--4 scenes; Papa and Mama riding in the pumpkin carriage; Signed -- Media:  Watercolor;
              Ink
        14. 
Page 23—10” X 9 ¼”; 9 ½” X 7 ½”-- Pumpkin carriage being removed from carousel; Signed -- Media:  Watercolor; Ink
        15. 
Page 24—10 ⅛” X 9 ⅛”; 9 ½” X 7 ½”-- 3 scenes; Carnival with pumpkin carriage rolling down hill; Signed -- Media: Watercolor; Ink
        16. 
Page 25—9 ½” X 7 ½”;10 ⅜” X 8 ⅞”--5 scenes; Mama and Papa goat; Signed -- Media:  Watercolor; Ink
        17. 
Page 27—9 9/16” X 7 ½”; 9 ¾” X 9 ⅛”--6 scenes; Papa and family report the missing kid to the police; Signed -- Media:  
             Watercolor; Ink
        18. 
Page 28—9 9/16” X 7 ½”; 10 ⅜” X 9 ¼”-- Arriving at pick pocket place; Signed -- Media:  Watercolor; Ink
        19. 
Pages 30-33—19” X 15”-- 14 scenes; Papa trying to find kid; pig arrested; kid found-- Media:  Watercolor
        20. 
Pages 31-32—20” X 9”-- 5 scenes; Goats looking for lost kid; kid found under mama's hat—Media: Ink
        21. 
Page 33—9 9/16” X 7 9/16”; 10” X 9 ¼”--5 scenes; Rescuing kidnapped victims from cages-- Media:  Watercolor; Ink
        22. 
Page 37—9 ½” X 9 ⅜”; 9 ⅞” X 9 ⅜”-- Goat family returning home-- Media:  Watercolor; Ink
        23. 
Dummy book—7 ⅞” X 9 ¾”--5 pages of pictures; Goat family at carnival and then at home—First attempt at age 12—
              Media:
Ink
        24. 
Dummy book—9 ⅜ X 7 ¾”--1 page; Papa Goat bringing breakfast to Mama in bed--Second attempt age 14-15—Media: 
              
Watercolor/Ink
        25. 
Dummy book—8 ¾” X 9”-- 34 pages; Goat family spend a day at the carnival--Third attempt age 15-16—Media: 
              
Crayon/Pencil
        26. 
Dummy book—9 ⅜” X 7 ¾”--2 pages--Papa Goat bringing Mama breakfast in bed—Fourth attempt age 16-17--Media:
              
Watercolor/Ink
        27. 
Dummy book—10 ⅛” X 9”-- 4 pages with cover; Papa Goat bringing Mama breakfast in bed-- Fifth attempt age early 20's—
              Media:
Color Pencils/Ink
        28. 
Dummy book—8 ½” X 9”-- 1 picture; Papa falling off stool while family observes-- Sixth attempt age early 20's—Media:
              
Watercolor/Ink
        29. 
Page layout and text—8 ¼” X 11”—3 pages of notes
        30, 
Photos--5 black and white for "Von Honten" Street
        31. 
Galleys—10” X 9”—pages 2, 5-39 with editor’s comments

Box 2
25.25” X 19” X 3”

     Showers, Paul. Sleep is for Everyone.  New York: Crowell, 1974.
          Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. 
Pages 26-27—16” X 24 ⅞”-- Mother sending girl upstairs with mylar overlay—Media:  Cut paper

     Miles, Miska. Jenny’s Cat.  New York: Dutton, 1979.
           Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. 
Book jacket—11 ¾” X 15”—Jenny with cat while woman helps man with collar; mylar overlays—Media:  Ink/Pencil

      Wendy Watson’s Mother Goose.  New York:  Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1989.
          
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          
1.    Page 24—10 ¼” X 15”--Cow trying to sail while pig looks on with mylar overlay—Media: Color pencil / ink
          
2.    Page 87b--3 ¼” X 5 ⅞”--Bee hiding under a mushroom—Media: Watercolor / ink
          
3.    Page 94--4 ⅛” X 6”-- Mother rabbit with baby rabbits—Media: Watercolor/Ink
          
4.    Page 118--4 ⅝” X 5 ⅞”-- Apple with bugs chasing each other Media: Watercolor/Ink  
          
5.    Page 124b--3 ¼” X 4”—Father and son mice—Media-- Watercolor / ink
          
6.    Pages 76, 101, 144, 146—5” X 7”--Set of 4 cards in envelope, Signed

     Hubbell, Patricia. Rabbit Moon: A Book of Holidays and Celebrations.  New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2002.
           
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

           1. Pages 2-3—14 ⅞” X 22”—Background color—Media:  Watercolor
          
2. Pages 8-9—14 ⅞” X 22”—February: Rabbits playing in snow—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           3. 
Pages 12-13—14 ⅞”  X 22”—April: Rabbits with umbrellas—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           4. 
Pages 14-15—14 ⅞” X 22”—May:  Rabbits making their mother breakfast in bed—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           5. 
Pages 16-17—14 ⅞” X 22”—June: Rabbits having a wedding—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           6. 
Pages 18-19—14 ⅞” X 22”—July: Rabbits watching fireworks—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           7. 
Pages 22-23—14 ⅞” X 22”—September: Rabbits in school—Media: Watercolor/Ink
           8. 
Book jacket—10 ¾” X 23 ¾”—Rabbits climbing the hill—Media: Watercolor/Ink/Pencil
           9. 
Typed manuscript—8 ½” X 11”—From Patricia Hubbell
          10. 
Dummy book—9 ¼” X 10 ½”—Pictures and text—Media: Pencil/Ink
          11. 
Color proof of Illustrations--9 ½” X 10 ¾”
          12. 
Color proof of book—pictures and text—10” X 10 ¾”
          13. 
Color proof of book jacket—16 ¾” x 11”—2 sets
          14. 
Correspondence—5 items

     
Miscellaneous

          1. 
28” X 36”—Fox running; Drawings from Children’s Literature Festival 2007; Signed—Media: Marker
          2. 
28” X 36”—Fox with bow; Drawings from Children’s Literature Festival 2007; Signed—Media: Marker

Box 3
24 ½“ X 21 ½“ X 3

     
Hesse, Karen. Cats in Krasinski Square. New York: Scholastic Press, 2004.
          
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

          1. Pages 19-20 –24 1/2” X 15 ¼” –People gathering cats and putting them in baskets—Note: Signed--Media: Watercolor