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May McNeer

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1902 - 1994)

May McNeer

May Yonge McNeer Ward was an American journalist and author of a variety of subjects, many of which were illustrated by her husband, Lynd Ward. Her first published story appeared in a Washington, D.C. newspaper when she was eleven years old.



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America’s Mark Twain (1962)

A brief biography of Samuel Clemens centered on his major works.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Lynd Ward

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The Children of the New Forest (1930)

A family of Royalist children take to the woods to escape from their Puritan persecuters. A Robinsonnade in Merry England.

Author(s): Frederick Marryat
Illustrator(s): Lynd Ward

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The Golden Flash (1947)

A steam-driven fire engine ends up in a mining boom town and saves the day.

1948

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Lynd Ward

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John Wesley (1951)

A brief biography of the Protestant founder of Methodism.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Lynd Ward

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The Story of California (1944)

An illustrated history and geography of the State of California.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Cornelius Hugh De Witt

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The Story of Florida (1947)

The story of Florida, copiously illustrated with lithographs.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Cornelius Hugh De Witt

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The Story of the Great Plains (1943)

History and geography of the Great Plains including the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Cornelius Hugh De Witt

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The Story of the South West (1948)

Colorful description of the southwest United States for children.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Cornelius Hugh De Witt

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The Story of the Southern Highlands (1945)

History and geography of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Author(s): May McNeer
Illustrator(s): Cornelius Hugh De Witt

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