Classic Children’s Books Re-imagined by Artist Anna Bond
Even if you don’t know the name Anna Bond, you might recognize her trademark hand-painted flowers. Her company, Rifle Paper Co., has been making stationary, art prints and even wallpaper in her signature style since 2009, but her colorful flowers and painted gold letters had not adorned a book cover until her recent collaboration with Puffin Books.
The Florida-based artist has designed a hardcover series called Puffin in Bloom, featuring the children’s classics Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, Heidi by Johanna Spyri, A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
I couldn’t imagine a more fitting artist to re-imagine these beloved books, and I’m hoping there’s more to come (The Secret Garden, Little House in the Big Woods, and Black Beauty, please, Ms. Bond) but for now, enjoy these…