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Wendy Anderson Halperin Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2065

Scope and Contents

This collection contains art and print production materials by Wendy Anderson Halperin for Thank You, World, a picture book written by Alice B. McGinty and illustrated by Halperin.


  • 2007


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 Anderson Halperin was born on April 10, 1952, in Joliet, IL. A children's author and illustrator, Halperin has earned a reputation for her detailed pencil and watercolor paintings. She has worked as a freelance art director and as an art workshop teacher for various elementary school programs and at a local art center. Halperin's work has received many awards, including the American Library Association Notable Children's Book selection and the New York Public Library's Best Children's Book selection, both in 1993.

Biographical sources: "Wendy Anderson Halperin." Something About the Author. Vol. 125. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.


.33 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



This collection contains art and print production materials by Wendy Anderson Halperin for one published children's book illustrated by Halperin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wendy Anderson Halperin.

Wendy Anderson Halperin Papers, 2007
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library