Category: book art

“Mr Cat has a lovely fur coat. Mr Cat has moustache of amazing beauty. His eyes are brave. His teeth are white.”

Illustration by K. Zotov, as published in Funny Pictures in Feb. 1963.

Golden Cockerel illustration by Ivan Bilibin (postcard from 1957)

Tomka the Dog – illustration by Yevgeny Charushin

Russian fairy tale illustrations by Ivan Bilibin, Vintage set of 12 postcards (1961)

Russian folk tales illustrated by Yuri Vasnetsov

Illustration by Nikolai Ustinov

Nikita Charushin’s illustration for “From North to South”, a book by Nikolai Sladkov (published in 1987).

Brown Hare by Vladimir Favorsky, illustration for a Leo Tolstoy short story (1929-31)

Illustration for Kornei Chukovsky’s “Telephone”, artist Vladimir Konashevich

Illustration from “The Fox and the Mouse” by Vitaly Bianki, artist Yury Vasnetsov.

“You’ll get out when you’re hungry!”

“So this here is the pantry in my burrow.”