Ronald Himler is the illustrator of several successful picture books, including TRAIN TO SOMEWHERE, FLY AWAY HOME, and THE WALL. Mr. Himler studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and New York University. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Ronald Himler has illustrated many books for children, including "A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark" by David Adler, and "The Blizzard" by Betty Ren Wright. "School Library Journal" called his art "evocative" and pinpoints a "nostalgic appeal" that Himler "capture[s] so perfectly in...pictures." He lives in Arizona.
The author of the book Katie's Trunk uses descriptions and specific words to let the reader know that the story is set in an earlier time. Ron Himler uses the details in his illustrations to indicate the setting. How do you know from the pictures alone that the story takes place in another time? Talk about these details with a friend.