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Abner Graboff Continued

May 27, 2013

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I keep coming across illustrations by Abner Graboff that I’ve not seen before. He was such a talented and quirky illustrator that his work just makes me beam. Just look at ‘Blueberry the Bloodhound’  for starters, how can you keep your mouth from smiling !

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Or Please Don’t Feed Horace…. I love the doctor in his pinstripe green suit !

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Some sketchy illustrations

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Old Macdonald Had A Farm. Illustrated (1969)

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Weeks and Weeks by Mable Watts. (1962)

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The Sun Looks Down, by Miriam Schlein (1954)

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You can find more about Abner from an earlier posting here. Many thanks again to the wonderful Ward Jenkins at Wardomatic for his posts about Abner and for writing up the conversations he had with his son Jon Graboff all about his father’s life history. Thanks also to Stickers and Stuffhenrietta hanksAqua VelvetBook Cover Lover site for their images and constant reminders of his fabulous work.

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