Peter Sis Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a holiday card, dummies for three children's books illustrated by Sis, and two additional pieces of artwork.
- Creation: 1988-2003, undated
- Sís, Peter, 1949- (Person)
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
Peter Sis was born May 11, 1949, in Brno, Czech Republic. He immigrated to the United States in 1982 and became a citizen in 1989. He became an artist, animator, illustrator, stage designer, and writer. He received Caldecott Honors in 1997 (for Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei) and in 1999 (for Tibet). He lives in New York City.
Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 67, 106 Children's Literature Review, vol. 45
Language of Materials
The collection contains dummies for three children's books illustrated by Sis, and two pieces of miscellaneous artwork.
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- Peter Sis Collection, 1988-2003, undated
- John Barneson and Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library