Obituary Note: Pat Hutchins

Pat Hutchins, author and illustrator of many popular picture books, died on November 7. She was 75. Hutchin's career in children's book publishing began with Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. In 1974, she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for The Wind Blew, which she wrote and illustrated. Altogether she created more than 40 books for young readers, including Good-Night, Owl! and Titch. She was married to illustrator Laurence Hutchins, who illustrated some of the books she wrote.

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