Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing
(1841 - 1885)
Juliana Horatia Ewing (née Gatty) was an English writer of children’s stories.
Briar Rose (1958)
An elementary school reader consisting of a collection of classic fairy tales.
This story did indeed inspire the name of the junior members of the Girl Guides in England and Girl Scouts in America.
A pleasant story of a young orphan who is taken in as a servant, strives to do well through honesty and hard work, and ultimately succeeds, inheriting his master’s dovecot and doves. Read online at Hathitrust.
Dick Whittington (1957)
Beacon reader number five from Briar Rose.
A young British orphan grows up to be a Captain in a cavalry regiment and gives his life for his friend on the field of battle. Read online at archive.org.
A young British orphan grows up to be a Captain in a cavalry regiment and gives his life for his friend on the field of battle.
Lob Lie-by-the-Fire (1885)
John Broom is found under a bush as a baby and adopted by two maiden ladies. After running away to sea he at last returns home. Read online at archive.org.