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Joseph Jacobs

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(1854 - 1916)

Joseph Jacobs

Born in Australia, Joseph Jacobs moved to England where he collected folklore and fairy tales. He moved to the United States in 1900 where he edited the Jewish Encyclopedia.



Bibliography

Ardizzone’s English Fairy Tales (1980)

Twelve traditional English tales, including Jack the Giant-Killer, Henny-Penny, and The Story of the Three Bears.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Best In Children’s Books Volume 10A (1963)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. This revised edition substitutes an extract from Charlotte’s Web for Traveling the Underground Railroad.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Williams Bianco
Brothers Grimm
Joseph Jacobs
Eric Knight
E. B. White
Et al
Illustrator(s): Ezra Jack Keats
Fritz Kredel
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Richard Scarry
Garth Williams
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 2 (1957)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new and different illustrators.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Willy Ley
Various
Illustrator(s): Chesley Bonestell
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Henry C. Pitz
Feodor Rojankovsky
Et al

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Best In Children’s Books Volume 31 (1960)

An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Clark
Eleanor Estes
Joseph Jacobs
Et al
Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Maurice Sendak
Edward Shenton
Et al

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The Buried Moon (1969)

Tells how the Moon came down to earth to do battle with the evil ones and was rescued by human heroes.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Fables of Aesop Selected, Told Anew and their History Traced (1950)

Joseph Jacobs selects eighty-two of Aesop’s fables.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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