Click here to skip to this page's main content.

 Hello!   Open Library is participating in our eBook lending program. Browse the growing lending library of over 250,000 eBooks!

Site Search

Site Search
Last edited by caf21
August 10, 2012 | History

Petra Mathers

1945 -

Petra Mathers was born in Todtmoos, Germany. She immigrated to the United States as a young woman. She worked as a painter, and has illustrated the books of other authors as well as her own. In 1985 she was awarded the Ezra Jack Keats Medal for her first book, Maria Theresa. Four of her books have won the New York Times prize for Best Illustrated Children's Book.

11 works Add another?

Sorting by Most Editions | First Published | Most Recent

Photo of Petra Mathers


You could add Petra Mathers to a list if you log in.

Links (outside Open Library)

No links yet. Add one?

History Created April 1, 2008 · 4 revisions
Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

August 10, 2012 Edited by caf21 Added bio, added birth date
August 10, 2012 Edited by caf21 Added new photo
September 11, 2008 Edited by RenameBot fix author name
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import