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Children's literature

Selection of children's literature

We hold around 500 illustrated works for children, including:

Authors: Jacob Abbott, Aesop, Hans Christian Andersen, J. M. Barrie, Hilaire Belloc, Angela Brazil, Robert Browning, Arabella B. Buckley (Mrs Fisher), John Bunyan, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Lucy Cavendish née Lyttelton (Mrs Cameron), Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Maria Edgeworth, Juliana Horatia Ewing, John Gilpin, Oliver Goldsmith, Kate Greenaway, Heinrich Hoffmann, Thomas Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Lamb, Harriet Martineau, A. A. Milne, Edith Nesbit, Christina Rossetti, John Ruskin, Mary Martha Sherwood, R. L. Stevenson, J. R. R. Tolkien, Charlotte Mary Yonge, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Illustrators: Thomas Bewick, Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, George Cruikshank, Kate Greenaway

Periodicals: Book of trades: or, library of the useful arts; Girl’s own annual; Parents’ cabinet of amusement and instruction; Young lady’s handbook