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Wendy Watson Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1587

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a pencil dummy with type and sketches for Willow Wind Farm: Betsy's Story, written by Anne Pellowski.


  • circa 1981


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Wendy Watson was born on July 7, 1942. She earned her B.A. degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1964. Wendy Watson has been a freelance illustrator and author of children's books since 1958 when her first book Very Important Catwas published when she was 16. She has illustrated books for many authors, including her sister Clyde Watson, Anne Pelowski, John Bierhorst and Ogden Nash.

Biographical Source: "Wendy (McLeod) Watson (1942-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 142. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2004.


1 Item

Language of Materials



Collection contains a pencil dummy for one children's book illustrated by Watson.

Wendy Watson Collection, circa 1981
Karen Spilman
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Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library