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Lucy Sale-Barker


(1841 - 1892)

Lucy Sale-Barker

Lucy Elizabeth Drummond Sale-Barker, née Davies, also known by her first married name Lucy Villiers, was a British children’s writer. She wrote the verses for Kate Greenaway’s popular Birthday Book for Children (1880).

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Kate Greenaway’s Birthday Book for Children (1880)

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

Author(s): Lucy Sale-Barker
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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