Old Picture Books

Fables and Fairy Tale Picture Books




The Frog Who Would a Wooing Go

By Charles Bennett. Published by in London by Routledge, Warne, and Routledge. Year not known. ... Click to continue to The Frog Who Would a Wooing Go


The Tale of Peter Rabbit

By Beatrix Potter. First published in 1902 by Frederick Warne & Co. This was the first of Ms. Potter's illustrated books for children, and the first of what today we call "picture books." "The Tale of Peter Rabbit " has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, and is still in print today. ... Click to continue to The Tale of Peter Rabbit


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

By Robert Browning, illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Published by Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd. Date unknown. ... Click to continue to The Pied Piper of Hamelin


The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

By Beatrix Potter. Published by Frederick Warne & Co., Inc., New York in 1908. ... Click to continue to The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck


Tom Thumb

"With numerous drawings in colour and black-and-white by L. Leslie Brooke." Published by Frederick Warne & Co in 1905. ... Click to continue to Tom Thumb


Aladdin or The Wonderful Lamp

The original story of Aladdin is a Middle-Eastern folk tale about a poor boy who is recruited by a sorcerer to retrieve an oil lamp from a booby-trapped magic cave. It is one of the tales in "The Book of One Thousand and One Nights. " This edition was published by John McLoughlin, New York, but the year and the illustrator are unknown. ... Click to continue to Aladdin or The Wonderful Lamp


Goody Two-Shoes

Little Goody Two-Shoes is a children's story by an anonymous author, originally published in 1765. The story popularized the phrase "goody two-shoes", often used to describe an annoyingly virtuous person. Goody Two-Shoes is a variation of the Cinderella story. This version was published by McLoughlin Bro's in 1888. Illustrator unknown. ... Click to continue to Goody Two-Shoes


Cinderella

Cinderella, retold and illustrated by Edward Dalziel (1817-1905) and George Dalziel (1815-1902). Published in approximately 1865 by George Routledge and Sons. ... Click to continue to Cinderella


The Three Bears

"With numerous drawings in colour and black-and-white by L. Leslie Brooke." Published by Frederick Warne & Co in 1905. ... Click to continue to The Three Bears


The Golden Goose

"With numerous drawings in colour and black-and-white by L. Leslie Brooke." Published by Frederick Warne & Co in 1905. ... Click to continue to The Golden Goose


Three Little Pigs

"With numerous drawings in colour and black-and-white by L. Leslie Brooke." Published by Frederick Warne & Co in 1905. ... Click to continue to Three Little Pigs




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