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Drawings for The Little Bear<br />
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Original artwork from acclaimed children's book illustrator Barbara Firth has emerged for sale for £12,000.<br />
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The sale, featuring almost 200 lots, is being held by Ewbank's Auctions, of Woking, Surrey.<br />
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It features her drawings for Sarah Hayes' The Grumpalump (1991) and the Great Escapes series.<br />
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Animals she brought to life included Jack the Dog, Tumult the Rabbit, Romeo and Juliet The Lovebirds and Little Bear.<br />
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Many of the drawings are annotated with studio instructions and none have been signed.