(1877 - 1972)
Frank Earle Schoonover was an American illustrator who worked in Wilmington, Delaware.
Aesop’s Fables (1927)
A selection of Aesop’s fables with black and white illustrations by Louis Rhead and color by Frank Schoonover.
A selection from the Arabian Nights with black and white illustrations by Louis Rhead and color by Frank Schoonover. Read online at archive.org.
The Children’s Longfellow (1908)
This is a much larger selection of Longfellow’s work Read online at archive.org.
This version contains only eight poems. Read online at archive.org.
Deep Water Days (1929)
A collection of sea stories with illustrations by different artists.
While written last, in 1841, The Deerslayer is chronologically the first in the Leatherstocking Tales. Natty Bumpo, a European raised among American Indians, is the hero of the series.
Desert Water (1933)
The story about the fight for water along the Idaho Nevada border.
The Fairy Book (1922)
Classic fairy tales retold by the author, herself the author of modern fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.
Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1917)
Classic tales from the Brothers Grimm. Black and white illustrations by Rhead, color by Schoonover. Read online at UofF.
Gulliver’s Travels (1921)
Lemuel Gulliver is shipwrecked in various strange countries, including those of the Lilliputians, Brobdingnagians and Houyhnhnms. Read online at Hathitrust.
A selection of Hans Christian Andersen’s stories with black and white illustrations by Louis Rhead and color plates by Frank Schoonover. This scan lacks the Schoonover illlustrations. Read online at Hathitrust.
Hans and his sister try to earn money to help their mother and pay for a doctor to cure their father.
The story of an orphan who goes to live with her grandfather in the high alpine pastures.
The House of the Four Winds (1935)
This is the third of the mystery novels featuring Dickson McCunn in which he and his friends help a young prince fight for his throne.
A story of the contest between the Normans and the old Saxon nobility of England. Read online at Hathitrust.
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. Read online at archive.org.
King Arthur and His Knights (1923)
Another retelling of the story of King Arthur. Read online at archive.org.
The Last of the Mohicans (1926)
This, the second book in the Leatherstocking Tales, is again set in New York during the French and Indian War. Uncas is the titular Mohican.