Covers of Rosemary Sutcliff novels and books

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Charles Keeping cover for Rosemary Sutcliff historical novel Dawn Wind

illustration by Charles Keeping

Of the 1961 cover  of Rosemary Sutcliff’s ‘classic’ historical novel Dawn Wind Katherine Langrish writes: ” It looks more modern, perhaps because Charles Keeping, who illustrated nearly all her books, was such a strong and innovative artist. In fact, the art here is almost more important than the title, and the author’s own name all but fades into the dark shadows at the children’s feet. Read More »

Collage of Covers of Rosemary Sutcliff’s Historical Fiction

The Illustrators of Rosemary Sutcliff’s books | Charles Keeping, Alan Lee and more

The major illustrators of Rosemary Sutcliff‘s books were  Charles Keeping, Alan Lee, Victor Ambrus, C Walter Hodges, Richard Kennedy, and Emma Chichester Clark. The books they illustrated included: Read More »

Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Silver Branch | The Folio Society beautiful illustrated edition | Sutcliff re-Discovery of the Day

This beautiful illustration of Little Cullen from Rosemary Sutcliff’s novel, The Silver Branch is from The Folio Society’s 2004 edition, drawn by Roman Pisarev. (From another great comment from Anne ).

You can buy this beautiful edition of the book  from the Folio Society’s website. There is also a stunning version of The Eagle of the Ninth, probably Rosemary Sutcliff’s most famous novel which you can buy it here.