(A. Helene Carter)
(1887 - 1960)
Illustrator Helene Carter was born in 1887 in Toronto, Ontario. As a child she knew she wanted to be an artist and studied at the Ontario School of Art. She worked for an advertising agency, traveled twice to Italy, and moved to New York where she died in 1960.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1940)
The puppet who wants to be a real boy.
All the Ways of Building (1933)
A history of architecture through the ages.
Behind the Battlements (1931)
Three stories set in fortified cities of France, along with short historical essays on life in the old days.
A story of children’s life in India’s Bengal state.
The Book of Insect Oddities (1938)
A world survey of the insect kingdom.
The Book of Living Reptiles (1936)
World geography of reptiles.
A geography of the ancient inhabitants of the earth.
The Book of Zoography (1934)
A survey of the world’s animals that end up in our zoos.
Stories and poems first graders told their teacher at the Lincoln School in New York City. There was also an edition in Russian.
Coot Club (1935)
When the Hullabaloos moor right on top of the coots’ nest, what choice does Tom Dudgeon of the Bird Protection Society have but to set their motorboat adrift? Dot and Dick help the outlaw elude his pursuers.
The Dark Mile (1934)
The conclusion of the author’s Jacobite trilogy concerns the betrayers of Dr. Cameron and wraps up the remaining storylines, including a happy outcome for Ian.
Desert Animals (1947)
Descriptions of desert dwelling animals in verse.
The Earth Changes (1937)
A palaeontological history of the earth for children.
En Garde! (1928)
A rousing adventure novel set in seventeenth century France with plenty of sword play.
A collection of books on various topics for children with illustrations.
The First Book of Bees (1952)
The story of our friends the bees and how they make honey.
The First Book of Gardening (1956)
A book on gardening for children.
A primer on ancient animals.
The First Book of Trees (1951)
An introduction to the science of trees.