(Charles J. Finger)
(1869 - 1941)
Charles Joseph Finger (December 25, 1869 – January 7, 1941) was a British author.
He was born in Willesden, England and attended King’s College London. He traveled extensively as a young man, visiting North America, South America, and Africa. He eventually settled in the United States, in the Ozarks, Arkansas.
He became the acting editor of the Reedy’s Mirror after William Marion Reedy’s death in 1920.
His book Tales from Silver Lands (1924) won the 1925 Newbery Medal. The book is a collection of stories from Central and South America. Some of Finger’s other works include Bushrangers (1924), Tales Worth Telling (1927), Courageous Companions (1929), and A Dog at His Heel (1936).
Children of America (1939)
Sixteen stories about American children.
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
Courageous Companions (1929)
The story of an English lad who sails with Magellan around the world.
Fun and Fantasy (1958)
An anthology of imaginative stories and poems for older readers.
Story Parade Red Book (1937)
A collection of 39 stories for boys and girls by noted authors, and with numerous illustrations.