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Howard Pyle

Author, Illustrator

(1853 - 1911)

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.



Bibliography

David Balfour: Being Memoirs of His Adventures at Home and Abroad (1895)

In this second volume, David Balfour continues his adventures as he puts himself on the right side of the law, reclaims his inheritance and finds himself a wife.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Garden Behind the Moon (1895)

The Moon Angel invites David into a magical realm behind the moon where he must battle a giant. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Hero Tales From Many Lands (1961)

A collection of stories about the great heroes of mythology and history.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Howard Pyle
Kate Seredy
Et al
Illustrator(s): Gordon Laite

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Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates (1921)

A collection of Howard Pyle’s work dealing with pirates, both artistic and literary. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Et al
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Howard Pyle’s Book of the American Spirit (1923)

Howard Pyle’s vast work illustrating the history of the United States of America is here brought together, along with prose accounts of the scenes depicted. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 (1895)

When David Balfour comes to his uncle to claim his inheritance, he is kidnapped and put on a ship for the Carolinas. He escapes and, in company with Alan Breck Stewart, adventures about the Highlands of Scotland.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Lady of Shalott (1881)

One of the poems making up the cycle of Idylls of the King. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Alfred Tennyson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Men of Iron (1892)

A tale of Henry IV of England and his court. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (1883)

Howard Pyle’s retelling of the Robin Hood legends has set the standard since its first publication in 1883. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (1884)

Howard Pyle wrote the definitive story of Robin Hood. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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A Modern Aladdin or the Wonderful Adventures of Oliver Munier (1892)

The hero meets the 18th century polymath and adventurer the Comte de St.-Germaine. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Mostly Magic (1958)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes for younger children.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Edward Lear
Hugh Lofting
Beatrix Potter
Et al
Illustrator(s): Boris Artzybasheff
L. Leslie Brooke
Wanda Gág
Howard Pyle
Dr. Seuss
Et al

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Myths from Many Lands (1906)

A large selection of myths. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Howard Pyle
T. H. Robinson
E. Boyd Smith

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