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Nora Archibald Smith

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1859 - 1934)

Nora Archibald Smith

Nora Archibald Smith was the sister of Kate Douglas Wiggin. She was involved in the early development of the kindergarten movement in California. She wrote and edited (often with her sister) many children’s books and books on education including The Republic of Childhood.



Bibliography

The Arabian Nights Their Best-Known Tales (1909)

Ten of the most famous tales from the Thousand and One Nights, adapted for younger readers. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): None
Illustrator(s): Maxfield Parrish

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Boys and Girls of Bookland (1923)

Pictures to illustrate short synopses of famous children’s books. The illustrations first appeared in Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Author(s): Nora Archibald Smith
Illustrator(s): Jessie Willcox Smith

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Boys and Girls of Bookland (1923)

Pictures to illustrate short synopses of famous children’s books. The illustrations first appeared in Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Author(s): Nora Archibald Smith
Illustrator(s): Jessie Willcox Smith

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The Scottish Chiefs (1921)

A historical novel about William Wallace and the Scots revolt against the English beginning in 1297. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Jane Porter
Illustrator(s): N. C. Wyeth

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