Mabel Lucie Attwell (4 June 1879 – 5 November 1964) was a British illustrator. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. Her drawings are featured on many postcards, advertisements, posters, books and figurines.
Mabel Lucie Attwell is one of the most well-known and loved woman illustrators of the Golden Age. It’s easy to see why, her illustrations lacks details and some overly “sweet”. But her chubby, winsome figures, simple palette, catchy composition is pleasing to the eyes won over the hearts of many children a hundred years ago and still do today. Many of her books are still in print to this date.
Books Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell:
Baldwin, M. – That Little Lamb , W & R Chambers Ltd, London, c. 1905
____ Dora, a High School Girl , W & R Chambers Ltd, London, 1906
Mar, G. – The Little Tin Soldier , W & R Chambers Ltd, London, 1909
Carroll, L. – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland , Raphael Tuck, London, 1910
____ Nursery Tales Nelson c. 1910
Grimm, J. L. C. & W. C. – Grimm’s Fairy Tales , Raphael Tuck, London, n.d.
____ Mother Goose Fairy Tales , Raphael Tuck, London, n.d.
Jacbern, R. T – Abitha Smallways, Schoolgirl , W & R Chambers Ltd, London, 1912
Andersen, H. C. – Fairy Tales, 
Kingsley, C. – The Water Babies , Raphael Tuck, London, 1915
Meade, L. T. – A Band of Mirth , W & R Chambers Ltd, London, 1917
Ashley, M. – Children’s Stories from French Fairy Tales , Raphael Tuck, London, 1917
Mary, Queen of Roumania – Peeping Pansy, Hodder 1919
Marshall, A. W. – Wooden, Collins 1920
Attwell, M. L. – The Boo Boos Series, Valentine 1921
____ Peggy: Cut-out Dressing Doll, Valentine 1921
Barrie, J. M. – Peter Pan and Wendy, Hodder 1921
Attwell, M. L. – Baby’s Book , Raphael Tuck, London, 1922
____ The Lucie Attwell Annual, Dean 1922
____ Lucie Attwell’s Painting Rooks, Dean 1934
____ Lucie Attwell’s Great Big Midget Book, Dean 1935
____ Playtime Pictures, Carlton 1935