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Cassandra's driftwood : cover

File contains a photograph of the illustration for the front cover of "Cassandra's Driftwood" (illustrate by Terry Roscoe), a photocopy of the proposed front cover, and an envelope addressed to Lesley Choyce.

Budge Wilson's own ideas for artwork for The Long Wait

File contains three drawings by Budge Wilson (one pencil sketch and two coloured drawings with textual excerpts from the story) that she created for her children's story "The Long Wait." The published version of the story is illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes.

Correspondence relating to illustrations in The Sale

File contains correspondence from Wendy Brown of McClelland and Stewart Limited and copies of letters from Budge Wilson to "Marilyn" and "Marge" regarding illustrations for her book, "The Sale". The file also includes copies of Wilson's illustrations for her own book.

Books and short story anthologies by Budge Wilson

Series consists of research, manuscripts, and drafts of books and short story anthologies written by Budge Wilson. Series also contains some draft illustrations by Budge Wilson and artists with whom she collaborated, including Terry Roscoe, and signed, published copies of her books.

A fiddle for Angus

Subseries consists of drafts and proofs for Budge Wilson's children's book "A Fiddle for Angus," previously titled "A Fiddle for Luther" and "Luther's Fiddle." The subseries also contains four colour slides with illustrations by Susan Tooke.

A fiddle for Angus : drafts

File contains annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "A Fiddle For Angus," originally titled "A Fiddle for Luther." The file also contains four slides with illustrations for the book.

School visits

Series consists of cards, letters, artwork, and stories given to Budge Wilson by children in schools that she visited in her capacity as an author.

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork includes thank you cards and drawings related to her books, including Mr. John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "The Best/Worst Christmas Present Ever." The file also includes thank you letters from elementary school classes, including from the Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario, and a class list for an unidentified class and school.

Letters and from students following school visits

File contains letters and cards from students at St. Theresa's School (St. John's, Newfoundland), correspondence with illustrator Brenda Clark, and correspondence and copies of photographs from Budge Wilson's visit to Donagh School (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island).

The best/worst Christmas present ever

Subseries consists of handwritten and typescript drafts of Budge Wilson's children's book "The Best/Worst Christmas Present Ever." The book was previously titled "The Gift." Subseries also contains a sketch for an illustration by Terry Roscoe.

The dandelion garden : book jacket

File contains a copy of the book jacket for Budge Wilson's "Dandelion Garden," with cover illustrations by Judy Pederson. The book was published by Philomel Books, New York.

The incredible wait : drafts

File contains annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "The Incredible Wait," later published as "The Long Wait." One draft includes sketches of illustrations by Budge Wilson.

Correspondence regarding The cat that barked

  • MS-2-650.1998-086, Box 21, Folder 22
  • File
  • January 5, 1997 - July 13, 1998
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File contains a letter from Terry Roscoe (illustrator) and a copy of a letter from Budge Wilson to "Peggy" (likely Peggy Arneault, Wilson's typist).

Going bananas : proofs

File contains two annotated proof of Budge Wilson's book "Going Bananas," one complete and one incomplete, and copies of illustrations that were used in the book.

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork relates to her books, including "Manfred the Unmanageable Monster," the Lorinda Dauphinee book series, "The Long Wait," "Mystery Lights at Blue Harbour," "A House far from Home," and "The Worst Christmas Present Ever."

Cassandra's driftwood : drawings

File contains copies of Terry Roscoe's rough sketches and final illustrations for "Cassandra's Driftwood" by Budge Wilson.

Duff's monkey business : drafts and related correspondence

File contains two drafts of Budge Wilson's book "Duff's Monkey Business" and related correspondence with the publisher, Formac Publishing Company Limited, which include early proposed drawings by the illustrator Kim LaFave.
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