Children's literature (8 pages found in this category)

Ballet Shoes (novel)

One of the first career novels, written by the English author Noel Streatfeild and published in 1936.


Historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys’ novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886.

The Coral Island

Novel written by Scottish author R. M. Ballantyne. one of the first works of juvenile fiction to feature exclusively juvenile heroes.

The Faraway Tree

Series of four novels for children written by Enid Blyton. The stories are set in an enchanted wood in which a gigantic magical tree grows – the titular Faraway Tree.

The Story of Miss Moppet

Children’s story about teasing, featuring a kitten and a mouse. Written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, it was published by Frederick Warne & Sons for the 1906 Christmas season.

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Children’s book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in September 1904. A sequel to The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902), it tells of Peter’s return to Mr. McGregor’s garden with his cousin Benjamin to retrieve the clothes he lost there during his earlier adventure.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Children’s book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, following the mischievous and disobedient young Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor.

You Are Old, Father William

Poem by Lewis Carroll that first appeared in his book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865).