Wayne Hammond reports the death of Baynes at her home in Surrey. Pauline Baynes was the original illustrator of C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia series, as well as of Tolkien’s Farmer Giles of Ham (1948), The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book (1962), and Smith of Wootton Major (1967).
Narnia expert Brian Sibley has written a blog entry about Pauline Baynes that you can read here:
And note that obituaries will be appearing in The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian later in the week.
Rem, from the Philippine Order of Narnians, sent us an update with links to the articles posted athe both the Independent and the Guardian: