The Proud and Fearless Lion

Working drawing, 'The Lion Who Caught a Cold' for <em>The Proud and Fearless Lion</em>, c. 1985

Working drawing, 'The Lion Who Caught a Cold' for The Proud and Fearless Lion, c. 1985, RAC/3.  ©Reg Cartwright.

Mr Potter’s Pigeon was followed in 1983 by Norah’s Ark, a collaboration between Reg and Ann, and then in 1986 by The Proud and Fearless Lion, two working drawings from which are reproduced here.

Working drawing, 'Early Ideas for <em>The Proud and Fearless Lion</em>', c. 1985

Working drawing, 'Early Ideas for The Proud and Fearless Lion', c. 1985, RAC/3.  ©Reg Cartwright.

Page from draft text for <em>The Proud and Fearless Lion</em>, 1985

Page from the draft text by Ann Cartwright for The Proud and Fearless Lion, 1985, with some annotated suggestions by Caroline Roberts at Century Hutchinson.  ©Ann Cartwright.

'Every morning at the same time he would go into the jungle and roar' from <em>The Proud and Fearless Lion</em>, 1986

'Every morning at the same time he would go into the jungle and roar' from: Ann and Reg Cartwright, The Proud and Fearless Lion, (Hutchinson, 1986), p. 2, SCM 13343.  ©Reg Cartwright.

'The Proud and Fearless Lion by Ann and Reg Cartwright has stylised, brightly coloured, slightly ‘primitive’ pictures, which in fact are highly sophisticated.'*

*Catholic Herald, (12 December 1986), RAC/11

Evolving his individual style
The Proud and Fearless Lion