ROSS,MARGARET. MR. BADGER'S SUCCESSFUL PLAN - 13 WATERCOLORS & MORE. Offered here are 13 wonderful watercolors used to illustrate Ross's book published by the Museum Press in 1945. Ross was an extremely successful author / illustrator in the 1940's and 1950's. In her books she created a world of humanized animals. Apart from her books, her illustrations were also available separately in a series of color prints. In Mr. Badger's Successful Plan shes has created a world of humanized animals much like Graham'e Wind In The Willows: Mr. Badger prevents disaster from occurring at Mrs. Brown Mouses's birthday party saving Whisker Fox and Rascal Rat from an intruding dog and its owner. Offered here are 13 original watercolors used in the book. Each piece is on paper 10 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches high. Each page is completely filled with color illustraions detailing the lives of a variety of humanized animals. Included with the art is a copy of the book that is signed by Ross with her address. It is also inscribed by her in an elderly hand reading "My dear / With love for Christmas / Margaret Ross/ (I was 30 years too late! / The last copy, please forgive." Also included are 3 pieces of ephemera relating to her book and two typed letters heavily corrected in Ross's hand, each with a charming pen drawing.