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Laura Dronzek Collection

Identifier: CLRC-2284

Scope and Contents

Contains two items, including one acrylic illustration inspired by book Birds, which was written by Kevin Henkes and illustrated by Dronzek, and one acrylic on watercolor illustration based on the book This is Night, which was written by Phyllis Rowland and illustrated by Dronzek.


  • Creation: 2014 - 2018


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

Laura Dronzek is a fine artist and illustrator. She earned her BA and MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has illustrated numerous books, including some collaborations with her husband, well-known children's book creator Kevin Henkes. She and Henkes live in Madison, Wisconsin.


2 items

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The Laura Dronzek Collection contains two illustrations by the artist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

"Birds" piece purchased by the Kerlan Collection from Laura Dronzek, "It is Night" piece purchased by the Kerlan Friends from the 2018 American Booksellers for Free Expression (ABFE) auction.

Laura Dronzek Collection, 2014-2018
Caitlin Marineau
February 2018
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Revision Statements

  • June 2018: New item added by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library