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R. Caldecott’s Picture Books Series


Books in the R. Caldecott’s Picture Books series:

The House that Jack Built (1878)

The well-loved rhyme of what lay in the house that Jack built. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Babes in the Wood (1879)

Babes in the Wood is a traditional children’s tale first published as a ballad by Thomas Millington in Norwich in 1595. This is R. Caldecott’s Picture Book #4. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Sing a Song for Sixpence (1880)

Sing a song for six pence
A pocket full of rye.

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Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Three Jovial Huntsmen (1880)

The comical, poetical adventures of three hunters with their horns. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Farmer’s Boy (1881)

A traditional rhyme that goes through all the farmer’s animals and their sounds. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Queen of Hearts (1881)

The King was in his counting house …

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Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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R. Caldecott’s Picture Book: Volume 2 (1881)

This second volume of the omnibus edition contains:

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Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Randolph Caldecott’s Collection of Pictures and Songs (1881)

This omnibus collects the first eight of R. Caldecott’s Picture Books:

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Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Baby Bunting (1882)

This R. Caldecott picture book contains two rhymes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Hey Diddle Diddle (1882)

This R. Caldecott picture book contains two rhymes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Milkmaid (1882)

This is an old song of a milkmaid and a young gentleman, here exhibited and explained in many designs. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Fox Jumps Over the Parson’s Gate (1883)

A traditional hunting song. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go (1883)

An old Scottish ballad. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Come Lasses and Lads (1884)

A traditional ballad. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Gray Mare (1884)

This R. Caldecott picture book contains two traditional rhymes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross (1884)

This R. Caldecott picture book contains two traditional rhymes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Randolph Caldecott
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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The Great Panjandrum Himself (1885)

The final picture book by R. Caldecott is a nonsense paragraph. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Samuel Foote
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Mrs. Mary Blaize (1885)

A humorous rhyme about a pawnbroker. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Oliver Goldsmith
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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