Ilse Plume

Ilse Plume is a collector and illustrator of children’s songs and folktales from around the world. Her first book, The Bremen-Town Musicians, was a Caldecott Honor book for 1981. She has since created many other beautiful works including The Farmer in the Dell and The Twelve Days of Christmas (both published by Godine), and has illustrated books by Nancy Willard and Charlotte Zolotow.