A Featured Children’s Books Illustrator
A successful creator of children’s books, he has won awards for his writing and illustration in this field and has had his books chosen as Junior Literary Guild selections. Bradfield is perhaps best-known for writing and illustrating the comic strip Dooley’s World, which was syndicated world-wide by King Features.
HELLO, ROCK~Roger Bradfield~Whitman HB~1961~HB
HELLO, FRIEND~Joan & Roger Bradfield~PB~1965
TOBY THE ROCK HOUND~Whitman Tell-A-Tale~1979
The Golden Books Featuring Sesame Street were a segway in his illustrating career and aren’t as popular among collectors. However, if you find a couple books then I’d lot them on eBay.
THE BIG HAPPY 123~Giant Whitman Tell a Tale~1965
THE BIG HAPPY ABC~Giant Whitman Tell a Tale~1965
A GOOD KNIGHT FOR DRAGONS~Roger Bradfield~HB~1975
BENJAMIN DILLEY’S LAVENDER LION~HB~1967
BENJAMIN DILLEY’S THIRSTY CAMEL~A Jolly Roger Book~HB~1985
The two most requested titles have been republished, Pickle Chiffon Pie and The Flying Hockey Stick. http://www.purplehousepress.com
Never forget that many of our collectible children’s illustrators were kind enough to illustrate cookbooks. One such cook book is title The Bisquick Cook Book illustrated by Roger Bradfield and Dinner for Two which features the art of Harold Harper
which is another prolific children’s illustrator.