A charming alphabet soft - cover depicting the vitality of an apple pie: A apple pie, B bit it, and so on, with each for instance showing children inadequate, competing for, and definitely eating the pie. Kate Greenaway (1846 - 1901) was one of the most universal illustrators of children's books in the latter as far as someone is concerned of the 19th century. She deliberate at South Kensington and the Slade and later became an illustrator for Edmund Evans, the printer for Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott. Her method was to unsheathe in watercolor and then move her drawings to woodblocks. Her illustrations were so top that she exhibited them at the Baron Academy in 1877 and the Slender Arts Association in 1891. She was also a acquaintance of John Ruskin and maintained a hunger correspondence with him. This is the foremost Warne print run published the still and all year as the first version. Engraved And Printed By Edmund Evans, published by George Routledge in London in 1886.