Mother Goose'S Menagerie - Illustrated By Peter Newell (eBook)
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Mother Gooses Menagerie was written by Carolyn Wells, and contains a set of beautiful, full-colour, Peter Newell illustrations. The Mother Goose Rhymes are a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes, originally penned by the legendary (and only some claim imaginary), Mother Goose. They have inspired many folklorists and illustrators (including Charles Perrault, Arthur Rackham, Jessie Willcox-Smith and Jennie Harbour) as well as countless generations of children and parents. The book encompasses favourite tales such as Five Little Pigs, Mother Hubbards Dog, Marys Lamb The Three Bears and The Cow that Jumped Over the Moon all of which appear in their original translation.Carolyn Wells (1864 1942) was an American author and poet, who penned many works of fiction as well as a series of adult mysteries. Her masterful text is accompanied by the drawings of Peter Newell (1862 1924); a fellow American artist and author. A native of Illinois, Newell built a reputation for his humorous drawings and poems, which appeared in many magazines, as well writing and illustrating his own childrens books. The combination of Wellss text and the Peter Newell illustrations, create a wonderful book to be revelled and delighted in by both young and old alike.Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in childrens literature a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration from the 1880s to the 1930s. Our collection showcases classic fairy tales, childrens stories, and the work of some of the most celebrated artists, illustrators and authors.