(1881 - 1965)
Eleanor Farjeon (February 13, 1881 – June 5, 1965) was an English author of children’s stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Some of her correspondence has also been published. She won many literary awards and the Eleanor Farjeon Award for children’s literature is presented annually in her memory by the Children’s Book Circle, a society of publishers. She was the sister of the thriller writer Joseph Jefferson Farjeon.
A collection of stories, poems and articles, many of which have new illustrations.
The Children’s Hour Volume 8 (1953)
A collection of myth, legend and folktale.
Joel Chandler Harris
Hilda van Stockum
A. B. Frost
Henry C. Pitz
An anthology of works by Eleanor Farjeon.
While vacationing in France Laura stumbles on the Fair of St. James and meets many unusual personages.
The Glass Slipper (1955)
A play of Cinderella turned into a novel of Cinderella.
Italian Peepshow (1960)
A collection of fairy tales from the Italian.
Jim at the Corner (1958)
An old sailor sits at the corner of Derry’s street and tells the children tales.
A collection of stories which includes a robinsonnade. Dust jacket is by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
A collection of stories which includes a robinsonnade.
The Little Bookroom (1955)
A collection of short stories and fairy tales.
Mrs. Malone (1962)
In this narrative poem, Mrs. Malone shelters the animals of the forest, and is in turn sheltered by St. Peter.
A collection of new fairy tales for bedtime told by the old nurse as she darns the socks.
One Foot in Fairyland (1938)
A collection of fairy tales and short stories by the author of Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard. Robert Lawson drew the pictures.
The Silver Curlew (1954)
This old English folk tale about a black imp was originally written as a play.