Margaret Early completed an Arts degree at Sydney University prior to further study at the Shillito Design School (Sydney) and St Martin's School of Arts (London). She has since worked as an artist holding regular exhibitions in Sydney, Brisbane and various European cities. Her book illustrations are predominantly created in oils, although the pictures for Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves were created with gouache. Early lives in a small village in the South of France.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves1988single work picture book children's 'One of the most popular of all the tales of the Arabian Nights. It is a wondrous story, full of excitement and suspense - will Ali Baba manage to escape the terrible revenge of the robbers and their chief? But the real hero of this story is the clever servant, Morgiana, whose quick thinking saves Ali Baba's life.' (Source: GoodReads)