Nora S. Unwin
(1907 - 1982)
Nora Spicer Unwin was a children’s illustrator and author. She was born near London, England, in a family famous for several members being engaged in publishing and printing, founding three different firms, most notably Allen & Unwin.
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Amos Fortune, Free Man (1950)
Brought to Massachusetts as a slave, after forty-five years he was able to buy his freedom, moved to New Hampshire and set up as a tanner.
The Children’s Hour Volume 1 (1953)
A large collection of classic picture books.
William Pène du Bois
A. A. Milne
H. A. Rey
Elizabeth Orton Jones
Ernest H. Shepard
Nora S. Unwin
The Doll Who Came Alive (1942)
Jyd, a young English girl, loves her doll so much that it comes to life and together they go off to the land of the Good People.
Five of Us – and Madeline (1925)
Five children come down in the world, but when their mother receives an inheritance, everything is comfortable again, except that their cousin Madeline comes to live with them. Also includes two short stories, ‘Last of the Dragons,’ and ‘Princess Zuleika of Rosyposia.’
Mountain Born (1943)
Peter learns to be a shepherd under the tutelage of Old Benj.
Peter goes out on Christmas Eve to see the flowering of the forest and hear the farm animals talking in the byre.
A Place for Peter (1952)
Peter’s father trusts him to collect the maple sap and boil it down to maple syrup.
The Princess and Curdie (1954)
In this sequel to The Princess and the Goblin, Curdie and his beasts restore Irene’s King-Papa to his throne.
The Princess and the Goblin (1951)
The Princess Irene has been sent to her King-Papa’s hunting lodge to live. One evening when her nurse keeps her out too late, they are rescued by Curdie, a miner’s son.
A collection of stories based on the Bible and lives of the saints. Three were specially written for this anthology.
The Secret Garden (1949)
When Mary and Colin stop feeling sorry for themselves, they begin to enjoy life.
Story Parade Rainbow Book (1942)
A collection of stories and poems from Story Parade magazine.