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James Reeves

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1909 - 1978)

James Reeves

John Morris Reeves was a British writer known as James Reeves. He is known for his poetry and plays and contributions to children’s literature.



Bibliography

The Angel and the Donkey (1969)

The story of Balaam’s ass.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Arcadian Ballads (1977)

A collection of poems based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Blackbird in the Lilac (1952)

A collection of poems for children.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Exploits of Don Quixote (1959)

The most famous exploits of the muddle-headed Don for younger readers.

Author(s): Miguel de Cervantes
James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Gnome Factory and Other Stories (1986)

This paperback edition contains most of the stories from Pigeons and Princesses, Sailor Rumbelow, Three Tall Tales, The Secret Shoemakers, and Rhyming Will.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
Elisa Trimby

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A Golden Land (1958)

A wide ranging anthology of poetry and prose.

Author(s): Edward Ardizzone
Tove Jansson
Et al
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
Gillian Conway
Ernest H. Shepard
Et al

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How the Moon Began: A Folk Tale from Grimm (1971)

A tale from Grimm reveals that the Moon was purchased for two pound ten and hung in an oak tree to light up the night.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Hurdy-Gurdy (1961)

A selection of poems for children.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The James Reeves Story Book (1978)

An omnibus edition containing most of the stories from Pigeons and Princesses, Sailor Rumbelow, Three Tall Tales, The Secret Shoemakers, and Rhyming Will.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Lion that Flew (1974)

Toni’s magic ring brings a stone lion to life.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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More Prefabulous Animiles (1975)

Poems about fantastical animals.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Pigeons and Princesses (1956)

A collection of stories and fairy tales.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Prefabulous Animiles (1957)

A collection of poems about fabulous animals.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Rhyming Will (1967)

Young Will did not speak until he was seven - and then everything that came out of his mouth was in rhyme.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Sailor Rumbelow and Britannia (1962)

A collection of stories old and new.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Sailor Rumbelow and Other Stories (1962)

A collection of stories new and old. This edition includes five additional stories from Pigeons and Princesses.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Secret Shoemakers and other Stories (1966)

A selection of stories freely adapted from the Brothers Grimm.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Story of Jackie Thimble (1964)

Little Jackie Thimble gets stuck in a post box and sings for his supper.

Author(s): James Reeves
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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