(1846 - 1901)
Catherine Greenaway, known as Kate Greenaway, was an English children’s book illustrator and writer.
Almanack for 1883 (1882)
These little almanacs have one page for each month, giving the days of the week, e.g. August 1, Wednesday. There are two illustrations per month and six full page color illustrations. They were published in several different bindings. Read online at UofF.
Almanack for 1884 (1883)
This second Almanack added zodiacal information and notable events for each day of the year as ‘February 1 Pheasant shooting ends.’ There is only one illustration per month based on the zodiacal sign along with a frontispiece and the cover illustration. Again there were multiple bindings. Read online at archive.org.
Almanack for 1885 (1884)
Similar to the first Almanac with full page plates, one illustration per month. Moon phases are given and only the days of the week and the Sundays are given. Read online at UofF.
Almanack for 1886 (1885)
The format is similar to the prior year with only days of the week and Sundays for each day of the month, moon phases, single illustration per month, four seasons pictures. There were multiple bindings and cover images. Read online at UofF.
Almanack for 1887 (1886)
This edition is in landscape rather than portrait format. Makeup was similar with the addition of two pages of poems by classic authors. Read online at UofF.
This was the seventh of the almanacks. Some of the illustrations had previously appeared in Mavor’s The English Spelling-Book, published in 1885. Read online at NYPL.
This edition follows the standard format of days of the week, Sundays and important holy days for each date with a single picture per month and full page season illustrations. The black backgrounds are quite striking. Read online at NYPL.
Almanack for 1924 (1923)
The cover illustration is new, but the interior illustrations are all from the 1883 Almanack.
Almanack for 1925 (1924)
This edition used the illustrations from the 1887 Almanack.
Almanack for 1926 (1925)
This edition used the illustrations from the 1890 Almanack.
Almanack for 1927 (1926)
This edition of the Almanack uses the illustrations from the 1891 version.
A Apple Pie (1886)
An apple pie and the things children are willing to do to get it. While following the fortunes of that pie, the book introduces the letters A to Z. READ NOW.
An English mother entertains her three young German daughters by setting English nursery rhymes to music. Read for free online at Internet Archive.
The Art of Kate Greenaway (1991)
A copious and critical look at the work of the famous nineteenth century artist.
Chatterbox Hall (1884)
Stories and verses to accompany the pictures.
A rather depressing chronicle of domestic disasters and early death.
A Day in a Child’s Life (1881)
Words and music for nine children’s songs. Read online at archive.org.
The English Spelling Book (1885)
Two modern fairy tales. Read online at the University of Florida.
The Five Little Maidens (1900)
A collection of brief stories and poems. Read online at the University of Florida.
Five Mice in a Mouse-Trap (1880)
A collection of stories and poems for five orphaned children who live with their uncle in a small village. Read online at archive.org.
Happiness Hill (1960)
An elementary school reader.
The Heir of Redclyffe (1879)
A family story of cousins and sisters and brothers. The scan is of a later edition. Read online at archive.org.
New text to the original illustrations by Kate Greenaway.
Kate Greenaway (1905)
Kate Greenaway a Biography (1980)
A new biography of the famous children’s book author and illustrator.
The Kate Greenaway Book (1976)
A selection from the works of the great nineteenth century children’s author and illustrator.
Kate Greenaway Pictures (1921)
A collection of previously unpublished pictures. Read online at Hathitrust.
This final issue included blank pages for notes. Read online at NYPL.
This edition uses the illustrations from the 1897 version.
No astronomical information was included this year and the poems were dropped. This is an example of the gold embossed cover style. Read online at NYPL.
This edition follows the standard layout of one picture per month, days of the week, Sundays and holy days noted for each date, with season illustrations. This is the gilt cover edition. Read online at UofF.
This edition follows the usual format, but the phases of the moon are reinstated. Read online at NYPL.
This year’s almanack features full-page illustrations for each month, with moon phases and additional liturgical dates. Read online at archive.org.
Format for this year was expanded to thirty-six pages with full-page illustrations for each month, phases of the moon, and major religious feasts listed for the days of the month. Read online at NYPL.
The illustrations for this year’s Almanack had previously appeared in Mavor’s The English Spelling-Book, published in 1885. This continued the thirty-six page format of the previous year. Read online at NYPL.
Kate Greenaway’s Alphabet (1885)
The initial letters used for Farvor’s The English Spelling-Book were printed by themselves in this miniature production.
Poems for each day of the year, with space to write in birthdates of friends and family. Twelve color plates and 370 smaller illustrations. Read online at archive.org.
How-to-play fifty-three different games with twenty-four color illustrations. Read online at archive.org.
Outlines from her various books are included, along with eight, later reduced to one. Includes pictures from The Pied Piper.
Language of Flowers (1884)
Includes a list of flowers and their meanings, a list of sentiments and which flowers express them and a selection of flower poems. Read online at archve.org.
The Library (1881)
Andrew Lang writes on books and book collecting. Read online at archive.org.
Little Ann and Other Poems (1882)
Little Boy Blue (1870)
Stories, verses and outline pictures to be colored in by the user.
Stories and poems with pictures to be colored in.
Ten stories with nine different illustrators.
London Lyrics (1881)
London Lyrics (1883)
A collection of original poems and pictures. Read for free online at Internet Archive.
A collection of traditional nursery rhymes. Read online at archive.org.
A collection of traditional nursery rhymes. This later edition contains several additional vignettes. Read online at archive.org.
A Painting Book (1884)
The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1888)
The burghers of Hamelin town outsmart themselves. Read online at archive.org.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1903)
The burghers of Hamelin town outsmart themselves. The cover for this Warne edition is more familiar. Read online at archive.org.
Printed Kate Greenaway (1986)
Probably as complete a catalog of Kate Greenaway as can be assembled.
Two children go off on a fairy journey. Read online at UofF.
The Purse of Gold (1880)
The cover is a variant with a different pasted-on picture than in Schuster and Engen.
The Queen of the Pirate Isle (1886)
Tells of the piratical adventures of four children in a California mining camp. Read online at archive.org.
The Quiver of Love (1876)
Read-to-Me Storybook (1947)
An anthology of stories and poems for young children.
Rhymes for the Young Folk (1886)
A collection of poems by the author of “The Fairies.” Read for free online at Internet Archive.
Routledge’s Christmas Number (1881)
A miscellany with illustrations.
A small boy wanders off with his kitten and his dog to gather a bunch of flowers. Read online at UofF.
Seven Birthdays (1875)
The adventures of the seven children of Mother Mollikins, who do not all turn out well due in part to the rather ambiguous role played by the Fairy Wiseacre. Read for free online at Google Books.
The Snow Queen (1981)
Kate Greenaway was working on these illustrations when she passed away.
The adventures of three English children living in Italy written by a fifteen year old girl. Read for free online at Google Books.
A collection of poems and pictures. This first edition includes the two ‘horror’ pictures that were dropped in later editions.