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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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(1807 - 1882)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Born in Portland, Massachusetts, Longfellow studied at Bowdoin College and taught at Bowdoin and Harvard College. He was the most successful American poet of his day and wrote The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere and The Village Blacksmith as well as a verse translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy.



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Best in Children’s Books Volume 11 (1958)

An anthology of stories and poems. Many of the illustrations are new to this collection.

Author(s): Louisa May Alcott
Hans Christian Andersen
Marjorie Flack
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Feodor Rojankovsky
Et al

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The Children’s Longfellow (1908)

This is a much larger selection of Longfellow’s work.

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Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover
N. C. Wyeth
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The Courtship of Miles Standish (1920)

Longfellow’s account of the rivalry of Miles Standish and John Alden for the hand of the fair Priscilla.

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Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): N. C. Wyeth

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Evangeline (1897)

Longfellow’s poem deals with a French Canadian love story.

Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): Violet Oakley
Jessie Willcox Smith

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The Hiawatha Primer (1898)

An elementary school reader.

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Author(s): Florence Holbrook
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): E. Boyd Smith

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The Song of Hiawatha (1911)

Longfellow’s epic poem is based on American Indian legends. It is set in the Pictured Rock region along the south shore of Lake Superior.

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Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): Maxfield Parrish
Frederic Remington
N. C. Wyeth

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