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Frank Schoonover

Author, Illustrator

(1877 - 1972)

Frank Schoonover

Frank Earle Schoonover was an American illustrator who worked in Wilmington, Delaware.



Bibliography

Aesop’s Fables (1927)

A selection of Aesop’s fables with black and white illustrations by Louis Rhead and color by Frank Schoonover.

Author(s): Aesop
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1921)

A selection from the Arabian Nights with black and white illustrations by Louis Rhead and color by Frank Schoonover. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Bold Robin Hood and His Outlaw Band (1921)

The Robin Hood legend as interpreted by Louis Rhead in words and pictures, with colored illustrations by Frank Schoonover. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Louis Rhead
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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The Children’s Longfellow (1908)

This is a much larger selection of Longfellow’s work Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover
N. C. Wyeth
Et al

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Deep Water Days (1929)

A collection of sea stories with illustrations by different artists.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover
N. C. Wyeth
Et al

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The Deerslayer or The First Warpath (1926)

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.

Author(s): James Fenimore Cooper
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Desert Water (1933)

The story about the fight for water along the Idaho Nevada border.

Author(s): Sinclair Drago
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover

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The Fairy Book (1922)

Classic fairy tales retold by the author, herself the author of modern fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Dinah Maria Mulock
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1917)

Classic tales from the Brothers Grimm. Black and white illustrations by Rhead, color by Schoonover. Read online at UofF.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Gulliver’s Travels (1921)

Lemuel Gulliver is shipwrecked in various strange countries, including those of the Lilliputians, Brobdingnagians and Houyhnhnms. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Jonathan Swift
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales and Wonder Stories (1921)

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.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates (1924)

Hans and his sister try to earn money to help their mother and pay for a doctor to cure their father.

Author(s): Mary Mapes Dodge
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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Heidi (1924)

The story of an orphan who goes to live with her grandfather in the high alpine pastures.

Author(s): Johanna Spyri
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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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.

Author(s): John Buchan
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover

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Ivanhoe (1922)

A story of the contest between the Normans and the old Saxon nobility of England. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Sir Walter Scott
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover

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Kidnapped (1921)

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.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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King Arthur and His Knights (1923)

Another retelling of the story of King Arthur. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Sir James Knowles
Illustrator(s): Louis Rhead
Frank Schoonover

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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.

Author(s): James Fenimore Cooper
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover

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Life on the Mississippi (1927)

Mark Twain’s account of his time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover
Walter Stewart

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