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Ernest H. Shepard

About The Author

English artist and book illustrator E. H. Shepard is best known for his anthropomorphic animal characters in Winnie-the-Pooh and Wind in the Willows. Born in London, he showed promise in drawing early on, winning a Landseer scholarship and a British Institute Prize. During World War I, he worked for the Intelligence Department sketching the combat area within view of his battery position and was awarded the Military Cross. Married twice, with two children from his first wife, he passed away in 1976 at the age of 96.

Books by Ernest H. Shepard