Friday, January 7, 2011

Block Shop Toy Store cover (New Haven) (1950) - illustrated by Romney Gay

In an email on 1/10/2011, Pete's youngest daughter indicated that Romney Gay was a female who was around Ruth Fallgatter's age and that she had met her once. (Ruth was born in 1912). Margolis and Moss are booksellers in New Mexico ( and on their webpage they show a book and then they add "by Romney Gay who was a prolific writer and illustrator of children's books". One book that appears to have been quite popular was "The Tale of Corally Crothers" by Romney Gay, published by Harter Publishing in 1932.