Author:Krystyna Turska

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Turska is one of 10 (among 50?) winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal for children's book illustration who lacks a biography at English Wikipedia as of 2017-01-19.

Pegasus (Hamish Hamilton), the myth of Pegasus and Bellerophon retold by Turska, was a "Commended" runner-up for the 1970 medal. She won the 1972 medal for The Woodcutter's Duck (Hamish Hamilton).

Presumably the bad link that we provide ( targets an official webpage for the 1972 medal.

The award is not limited to children's picture books but WorldCat records show that the honoured books by Turska are both unpaged "[32]". The former with summary, "Kindness to a frog brings a Polish woodcutter an unusual power and a change of fortune."

Series "The Hamish Hamilton Book of"; or "A Cavalcade of"

Library of Congress catalogue records cover five "A Cavalcade of" anthologies illustrated by Turska, one in the database as of 2017-01-20.

For more data on the Hamish Hamilton Book series, see table Publisher:Hamish Hamilton‎#Anthology series, illustrated.

Series "Authors' Choice"

LC also covers two "Author's Choice" anthologies illustrated by Turska, one in the database in one edition as of 2017-01-20.

One incomplete WorldCat record hints that Turska illustrated only two such volumes and describes their contents as selected by 17 and 16 "distinguished writers", OCLC: 61058583.