Tuesday, February 6, 2007

did you know?

One of my favorite illustrators, Evaline Ness (Caldecott winner for Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine, in addition to being the original cover illustrator for the greatest series of young adult fantasy novels ever written, The Chronicles of Prydain, by Lloyd Alexander) was the one-time wife of Eliot Ness, the American Prohibition agent who, along with his team, nicknamed The Untouchables, brought down legendary gangster Al Capone.

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