Art From Children's Literature

The Way Public Library Foundation is pleased to present this collection of signed and numbered prints by well known children's illustrators.  The collection is housed in the Mercy Family Activity Room.

If you are interested in donating funds to increase the size of this collection, please do so through the Way Public Library Foundation donation page.

 "Escape from the Poppy Fields", Charles Santore from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.  
Given in memory of Jack Pile by his family and friends.   January 2003


Raccoon”, Wendell Minor from Morning, Noon and Night  by Jean Craighead George.
Gift of: Scott, Frances, Stephen, Virginia and Sarah Parry.   October 2002.


Neat Cheers”, Lynn Munsinger from Three Cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester.
Gift of: Scott, Frances, Stephen, Virginia and Sarah Parry.   January 2003.


Bedtime Stories”, Jane Dyer from The Random House Book of Bedtime Stories.
In Memory of Grace Hettel.   December 14, 2001.

Quilt Alphabet”, James E. Ransome from Quilt Alphabet by Lesa Cline-Ransome.
Gift of Peggy and Frank Pile.  October, 2002.


Eddie Gives Maisy and Tallulah a Shower”, Lucy Cousins from Maisy’s Pool by Lucy Cousins.
In Memory of Grace Hettel.  December 14, 2001.

Gulliver”, Gennady Spirin from Gulliver’s Adventures in Lilliput by Jonathan Swift.
Gift of Scott, Frances, Stephen, Virginia and Sarah Parry.  October, 2002.

Artist at Work”, Tomie dePaola  from The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola.
In Recognition of 2003 Way Public Library Volunteers.  August 2004.

Winter Friends” by Carl R. Sams and Jean Stoick from Stranger in the Woods.
In Appreciation of Peggy Pile, Youth Services Coordinator: 1994-2005.  From the Way Public Library Staff.

Panda”, by Eric Carle from Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin, Jr.
In honor of my Gammy, Peggy Pile.  Given by Sophia Pile.  April 30, 2005.

I Am Your Good-night Kiss; You Are My I Love You”, by Satomi Ichikawa from You Are My I Love You by Maryann K. Cusimano.
In Memory of Danny Gerkovich, November 28, 2006.  From the Way Public Library Staff and Board.


Max”, by Rosemary Wells, from Max’s Bunny Business by Rosemary Wells.
Purchased with Art Fund Donations to Way Public Library Foundation.


A Game that I call Up-Up-Up with a Fish”, Dr. Seuss from The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss.
In Honor of Bob and Mary Turain’s grandkids: Chelsea, Carly, Eric, Madeline, Baxter, Cayla, Cristian, Zoe and Nash.


Bernard Wants A Baby”, Dominic Catalano, from Bernard Wants A Baby by Joan Elizabeth Goodman.
Donated by the illustrator, Dominic Catalano.  April, 2009.

Sleeper Flight”, Dean Morrissey from Ship of Dreams by Dean Morrissey.
Purchased with Art Fund Donations to Way Public Library Foundation. October, 2009.