Marla Frazee Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one illustration from the 2013 publication Clementine and the Spring Trip, written by Sara Pennypacker and illustrated by Marla Frazee.
- Frazee, Marla (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
Born on January 16, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, Marla Frazee grew up in Glendale, California. She attended the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, graduating with a bachelors of fine arts in 1981. While in school she meet photographer Tim Bradley, whom she married in 1986; they moved to Pasadena, California and have raised three sons. After graduation, Frazee did toy design with companies like Parker Brothers and Mattell, while sending illustration work to various publishers. The first book Frazee illustrated was World-Famous Murial and the Magic Mystery, published in 1990 by Sue Alexander. Frazee has won two Caldecott Honors, first for A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Everin 2008, and then with All The Worldin 2009. Her official website can be found at marlafrazee.com.
1 box (0.20 cubic feet)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of one original illustration created by Marla Frazee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Kerlan Friends, purchased from the American Booksellers Foundation For Free Expression (ABFEE) auction in May 2014.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Families -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustration of books -- 21st century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Marla Frazee papers, undated
- Finding aid created by Kate Dietrick
- July 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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