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119 People in group: Profession; Children's writers and illustrators

William Blake

1757-1827
Visionary poet and painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850-1894
Novelist and essayist
Sitter associated with 23 portraits

Oscar Wilde

1854-1900
Wit and dramatist
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Richard George Adams

1920-
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Agard

1949-
Poet, playwright, performer and anthologist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Ardizzone

1900-1979
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits

Daisy Ashford

1881-1972
Child author
Sitter in 1 portrait

W.V. Awdry

1911-1997
Clergyman; author of 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series
Sitter in 1 portrait

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Robert Michael Ballantyne

1825-1894
Author of 'Stories for Boys'
Sitter in 1 portrait

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter in 20 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits

Nina Mary Bawden

1925-2012
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Nicola Mary Bayley

1949-
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits

Malorie Blackman

1962-
Children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Quentin Blake

1932-
Freelance artist and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

Michael Bond

1926-
Children's writer and creator of 'Paddington Bear'
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugessen, 1st Baron Brabourne

1829-1893
Politician and children's story writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Angela Brazil

1868-1947
Writer
Sitter in 4 portraits

Raymond Redvers Briggs

1934-
Author and illustrator
Sitter in 3 portraits

Robert Browning

1812-1889
Poet; husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sitter in 50 portraits

Anthony Buckeridge

1912-2004
Children's writer; author of the 'Jennings' series
Sitter in 1 portrait

Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849-1924
Children's writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Lewis Carroll

1832-1898
Photographer and author of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 59 portraits

Richard Thomas Church

1893-1972
Poet, critic and novelist
Sitter in 20 portraits

Dinah Maria Craik (née Mulock)

1826-1887
Novelist
Sitter in 7 portraits

Walter Crane

1845-1915
Illustrator, designer, painter and socialist
Sitter in 17 portraits

George Cruikshank

1792-1878
Caricaturist and illustrator
Sitter in 30 portraits | Artist associated with 25 portraits

Ivor Cutler

1923-2006
Poet, comedian, musician and children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Roald Dahl

1916-1990
Writer
Sitter in 5 portraits

Daniel Defoe

1660-1731
Novelist, journalist and author of 'Robinson Crusoe'
Sitter in 4 portraits

Walter de la Mare

1873-1956
Poet and writer
Sitter in 64 portraits

Monica Enid Dickens

1915-1992
Novelist, autobiographer and children's writer
Sitter in 14 portraits

Edmund Dulac

1882-1953
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 17 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Alexandre Dumas

1802-1870
Novelist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Maria Edgeworth

1768-1849
Novelist; daughter of Richard Lovell Edgeworth
Sitter associated with 9 portraits