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Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Verses Series

Five collections of verse in the tradition of Struwwelpeter for English-speaking children.


Books in the Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Verses series:

The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts: Verses (1896)

A collection of humorous verses by the English master in the tradition of Struwwelpeter.

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Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Basil T. Blackwood

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More Beasts (for Worse Children): Verses (1897)

A second collection of humorous verses by the English master in the tradition of Struwwelpeter.

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Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Basil T. Blackwood

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A Moral Alphabet (In Words of from One to Seven Syllables) (1899)

A third collection of humorous verses by the English master in the tradition of Struwwelpeter.

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Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Basil T. Blackwood

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Cautionary Tales for Children: Verses (1907)

A fourth collection of humorous verses by the English master in the tradition of Struwwelpeter.

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Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Basil T. Blackwood

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New Cautionary Tales for Children: Verses (1930)

The fifth collection of humorous verses by the English master in the tradition of Struwwelpeter.

Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Nicolas Bentley

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Hilarie Belloc’s Cautionary Verses (1931)

The complete collection of humorous verses by the English master.

Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Nicolas Bentley
Basil T. Blackwood

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