Charles Tunnicliffe


He grew up on a farm and specialised in country themes. A respected wildlife and rural artist, he iIllustrated only one Monica Edwards book.
This is the second Farm book, Punchbowl Midnight, published in 1951.

His illustrations were retained in the Armada edition of the book.

First edition. Click to enlarge
first edition dustwrapper

Ladybird cover. Click to enlarge
Ladybird dustwrapper
by Tunnicliffe.
He did work for Alison Uttley, H E Bates and contributed to Country Life and The Radio Times.

He illustrated several Ladybird books, popular throughout the fifties and sixties.
Here is one of the four very attractive 'Season' books he illustrated, with full colour pictures throughout.

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Illustrations copyright the respective Publishers
Text copyright John Allsup
created July 2003