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Sonntag, 19. Januar 2020

Adventure Books illustrated by William Rainey

WILLIAM RAINEY RI (1852 - 1936) was a British artist and illustrator. He studied at South Kensington School of Art & the Royal Academy Schools. He won medals at the Chicago (18 93) and Paris (1900) exhibitions  and was elected to the RI in 1901 and ROI in 1932.





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HIS FINGERS HIT UPON THE MUZZLE OF THE WEAPON



JOE ATTACKS THE FIRE AT CLOSE QUARTERS

PETER AND JACK BAILEY FIND JOE UNCONSCIOUS

JOE SURPRISES HURLEY

THE MOOSE CHARGED MADLY

A DEFENCE AGAINST ODDS






Donnerstag, 16. Januar 2020

Songs from ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Illustrations by CHARLES FOLKARD

Charles James Folkard (6 April 1878 – 26 February 1963) was an English illustrator and comics artist. He worked as a conjuror before becoming a prolific illustrator of children’s books. In 1915, he created Teddy Tail, a popular cartoon character who ran in the Daily Mail newspapers for decades. Folkard is well known for his work on The Arabian Nights, Grimms' Fairy Tales, Aesop's Fables, and Pinocchio. (Wikipedia)


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A MAD TEA-PARTY










 YET YOU BALANCE AN EEL ON THE END OF YOUR NOSE


You are old, Father Williams


 

Twinkle, twinkle, little Bat




Pig and Pepper


SPEAK ROUGHLY TO YOUR LITTLE BOY
AND BEAT HIM WHEN HE SNEEZES


The Lobster Quadrille

THE LOBSTER QUADRILLE 
"WILL YOU WALK A LITTLE FASTER?" SAID A WHITING TO A SNAIL

'Tis the Voice of the Lobster


Beautiful Soup

BEAUTIFUL SOUP, SO RICH AND GREEN,
WAITING IN A HOT TUREEN

The Queen of Hearts


Who stole the Tarts






Jabberwocky


HE TOOK HIS VORPAL SWORD IN HIS HAND:
LONG TIME THE MANXOME FOE HE SOUGHT -
...THE JABBERWOCK, WITH EYES OF FLAME,
CAME WHIFFLING THROUGH THE TULGEY WOOD,
AND BURBLED AS IT CAME.


Tweedledum and Tweedledee


The Walrus and the Carpenter 

THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER
WERE WALKING CLOSE AT HAND,
THEY WEPT LIKE ANYTHING TO SEE
SUCH QUANTITIES OF SAND:
"IF THIS WERE ONLY BE CLEARED AWAY",
THEY SAID, "IT WOULD BE GRAND¨!"

HUMPTY DUMPTY



The Message to the Fish


The Lion and the Unicorn


The Aged, Aged Man


HE SAID: "I LOOK FOR BUTTERFLIES
THAT SLEEP AMONG THE WHEAT:
I MAKE THEM INTO MUTTON PIES,
AND SELL THEM IN THE STREET.


Queen Alice

THEN FILL UP THE GLASSES AS QUICK AS YOU CAN,
AND SPRINKLE THE TABLES WITH BUTTONS AND BRAN:
PUT CATS IN THE COFFEE, AND MICE IN THE TEA
AND WELCOME QUEEN ALICE WITH THIRTY- TIMES- THREE!

The Fish Riddle

UNDISCOVER THE FISH, OR DISCOVER THE RIDDLE!


Hush-a-by, Lady