(1840 - 1924)
Palmer Cox was a Canadian-born author-illustrator who was best know for his long-running series of illustrated poems about the Brownies. It ran for many years in St. Nicholas Magazine.
Another Brownie Book (1890)
The adventures of the Scots sprites continue as chronicled in picture and rhyme. Read online at Baldwin Library.
The Brownies at Home (1893)
The Brownies: Their Book (1887)
The Brownies are Scots fairies whose exploits are told in rhyme. Read online at Baldwin Library.
The Children's Funny Book (1879)
A collection of verse, nonsense and cautionary. Read online at Baldwin Library.
Eight Happy Holidays (1882)
Stories of children and the animals in the nearby wood and the holidays they celebrate.
An innocent visits New York and barely escapes with his life, thanks to his Limburger cheese. Read online at Hathitrust.
How Columbus Found America (1877)
A burlesque history of Columbus' first voyage to America in verse and pictures. Read online at Hathitrust.
Illustrated poems about natural products and how we use them. It was at least sometimes given away as an advertisement. Read online at archive.org.
Palmer Cox's Funny Animals (1890)
A collection of illustrated humorous verse. Read online at Baldwin Library.
Twenty-nine short stories for early readers.
That Stanley! (1878)
A satiric panagyric on the famous African explorer's quest to find Dr. Livingston. Read online at Hathitrust.