Clare Turlay Newberry (1903-1970) was born in Eugene, Oregon. She studied art at the University of Oregon, School of the Portland Art Museum, the California School of Fine Arts, and La Grand Chaumière in Paris, France. She received the Caldecott Honor for four of her books: T-Bone, The Baby Sitter (1951); Marshmallow (1943); April's Kittens (1941); and Barkis (1939).
In Ms. Newberry's own words, "Every word of marshmallow is true, even to the drawing of them wrapped in each other's arms. I know people find this hard to believe, but the bunny was so little and was so convinced that Oliver was his mother, what could Oliver do but be his mother the best way he could?"
Oliver is a house cat who loves his quiet little world with no other animals. He is quite unpleasantly surprised when his owner brings home Marshmellow, a small white bunny, to... Read morePublished 3 days ago by WeeBeaks
Such a sweet story with a lot of humor and simple, classic illustrations.Published 2 months ago by Shannon Evans
Wonderful book with beautiful illustrations. I bought this as a gift for my niece and she loves it.Published 3 months ago by Kate Hershberger
Adorable book for any cat and/or bunny lover. My 4yo really enjoys it.Published 4 months ago by Jaime Adams
My granddaughter loved the book...nice illustrations, motivate children to read.Published 4 months ago by maria