It's Monday, Picture Books Past. Lois Lenski had a long and productive career as a children's book illustrator and writer. Perhaps she is best known for her book, Strawberry Girl, a Newberry medal winner. She was also successful as a picture book artist and writer and created books like Cowboy Small and The Little Auto. She worked from the 1920's throught the 1970's. Read about this wonderful children's book creator here and here.