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Margery Williams Bianco

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(1881 - 1944)

Margery Williams Bianco

Margery Williams Bianco (22 July 1881 - 4 September 1944) was an English-American author, primarily of popular children’s books. A professional writer since the age of nineteen, she achieved lasting fame at forty-one with the 1922 publication of the classic that is her best-known work, The Velveteen Rabbit.



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Best In Children’s Books Volume 10A (1963)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. This revised edition substitutes an extract from Charlotte’s Web for Traveling the Underground Railroad.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Williams Bianco
Brothers Grimm
Joseph Jacobs
Eric Knight
E. B. White
Et al
Illustrator(s): Ezra Jack Keats
Fritz Kredel
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Richard Scarry
Garth Williams
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 19A (1967)

An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. In this later edition, Flipper to the Rescue substitutes for Rip Van Winkle.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Charles E. Carryl
Eleanor Estes
Helen Dean Fish
Frances Clarke Sayers
Et al
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone
Robin Jacques
Grace Paull
Peter Spier
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 21 (1959)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, many of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Brothers Grimm
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Et al
Illustrator(s): Barbara Cooney
Feodor Rojankovsky

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Herbert’s Zoo and Other Lively Tales (1949)

Five stories with new illustrations, including Elisabeth the Cow Ghost by Pène du Bois and Mister A and Mister P by Bianco.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Thornton W. Burgess
William Pène du Bois
Et al
Illustrator(s): Julian

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The Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1933)

The Hurdy-Gurdy Man comes to town with his monkey and soon all the children have left school to hear his music. Before they know it the entire town is dancing until they can’t stand anymore and the day ends in a town picnic. Written by the author of The Velveteen Rabbit. Robert Lawson did the pictures.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Other People’s Houses (1939)

A young woman strikes out on her own in the big city.

1940

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Poor Cecco (1925)

“The wonderful story of a wonderful wooden dog who was the jolliest toy in the house until he went out to explore the world.”

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Velveteen Rabbit (1983)

The velveteen rabbit learns what it means to be real.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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The Velveteen Rabbit or, How Toys Become Real (1922)

The story of a boy and his toys, and, in particular, a stuffed rabbit. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): William Nicholson

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Winterbound (1936)

Kay and Garry Ellis spend the winter in an old farm house, and are the better for it.

1936
1937

Author(s): Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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