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L. Leslie Brooke

Author, Illustrator

(1862 - 1940)

L. Leslie Brooke

Leonard Leslie Brooke was a British artist and writer.

His skillful and witty illustrations in Andrew Lang’s Nursery Rhyme Book (1897) established his reputation as a leading children’s book illustrator of pen-and-ink line drawings and watercolors.



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Bab: or The Triumph of Unselfishness (1892)

Bab goes for a two month’s stay with her aunt and manages to tame her selfish cousin.

Author(s): Ismay Thorn
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Barchester Towers (1903)

An ecclesiastical novel, second in the Barsetshire Chronicles. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Anthony Trollope
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Book of Gilly: Four Months Out of a Life (1906)

A nine year old boy is sent to Ireland when his parents go out to India. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Emily Lawless
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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A Book of Unicorns (1978)

A collection of historical writings about unicorns.

Author(s): Welleran Poltarnees
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Michael Hague
Dorothy P. Lathrop
Mercer Mayer
Kay Nielsen
Et al

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Brownies and Rose-Leaves (1892)

A collection of new fairy tales and poems. Read for free online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): Roma White
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke
S. Schofield

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The Carved Lions (1895)

A brother and sister are unhappy at boarding school when their parents must go abroad. Read for free online at Project Gutenberg.

Author(s): Mrs. Molesworth
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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A Deplorable Affair (1893)

A romance set in an English watering place. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): W. E. Norris
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Girls and I: A Veracious History (1892)

The adventures of a boy and his four sisters. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Mrs. Molesworth
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Golden Goose (1905)

The golden goose helps Simpleton win the king’s daughter for his bride. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Golden Goose (1905)

The golden goose helps Simpleton win the king’s daughter for his bride. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Golden Goose Book (1905)

An omnibus including The Story of the Three Little Pigs, Tom Thumb, The Golden Goose and The Story of the Three Bears. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Golden Goose Book (1992)

An omnibus including The Story of the Three Little Pigs, Tom Thumb, The Golden Goose and The Story of the Three Bears. The illustrations have been re-photgraphed. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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A Hit and a Miss (1893)

Making a great impression is not all it is made out to be, in this story of a gang of children in a park.

Author(s): Eva Knatchbull-Hugessen
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The House in the Wood and Other Old Fairy Stories (1909)

Ten old fairy tales, including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Brave Little Tailor and others.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Johnny Crow’s Garden: A Picture Book (1903)

A nonsense book. Read for free online at Internet Archive and at HathiTrust.

Author(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Johnny Crow’s New Garden (1935)

Further verse adventures with Mr. Crow as he shows his friends his new garden.

Author(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Johnny Crow’s Party: Another Picture Book (1907)

Johnny summons his friends to a garden party. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Joseph: A Dancing Bear (1908)

The story of a dancing bear who determines to escape from his tormentors. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): John Barnett
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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The Jumblies and Other Nonsense Verses (1900)

A collection of nonsense verse. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Edward Lear
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Leslie Brooke and Johnny Crow (1982)

A biography of the English illustrator by his son, including a useful bibliography.

Author(s): Henry Brooke
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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