Apr15JohnSchoenherrArtistJohn Schoenherr died April 8 in Easton, Pa.; he was 74. Schoenherr illustrateddozens of books for children and adults during his career, including Rascal by Sterling North, Walt Morey's Gentle Ben, The Fox and the Hound by Daniel P. Mannix, Incident at Hawk's Hill by Allan W. Eckert, Jean Craighead George's Julie of the Wolves, and Jane Yolen's Owl Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1988.

Schoenherralso received a Hugo Award for his science fiction artwork in 1965 (he was thefirst artist to illustrate the worlds of Anne McCaffrey's Pern books and FrankHerbert's Dune series, both of which were first seen in Analog magazine). His son Ian is also a children'sauthor/illustrator.