Death of Marcia Brown

July 13, 1918 - April 28, 2015
Laguna Hills, California | Age 96

Award-winning book illustrator dies
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The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcia Brown, a celebrated author and illustrator of children's books and three-time Caldecott Medal winner whose work ranged from the bold strokes of "Once a Mouse" to the more abstract and lyrical sketches of "Cinderella," has died.

Brown died April 28 of congestive heart failure at her home in Laguna Hills, California, publisher Simon & Schuster announced Friday. She was 96.

Brown won the Caldecott, the highest honor for children's...

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