(1848 - 1887)
John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.
His major works of fiction include Bevis (1882), a classic children’s book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction.
Two English boys camp out on an island in a pond.
Bevis: The Story of a Boy (1882)
Wood Magic: A Fable (1881)