Pinocchio. C. Collodi. Illustrated by Frederick Richardson. Published in 1927 by The John C. Winston Co. The classic tale of a marionette whose only wish was to be a real boy, and how that wish came true. Richardson (1862–1937) studied at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts and at the Académie Julian in Paris. He taught at the Chicago Art Institute for seven years. He was “a slightly-built, gray-eyed man” whose work “was strongly influenced by the Art Nouveau movement…"
Pinocchio. Carlo Collodi. Chicago: Whitman (1916). Illustrated by Alice Carsey with 42 illustrations including 8 color plates. Carlo Lorenzini (Italian, 1826-1890), pen name Carlo Collodi, became fascinated by the idea of using an amiable, rascally character as a means of expressing his own convictions through allegory. In 1880 he began writing Storia di un burattino ("The story of a marionette"), also called Le avventure di Pinocchio, which was published weekly in Il Giornale per i Bambini.
The Fanny Cory Mother Goose. Mother Goose Rhymes and Jingles with Illustrations by Fanny Y. Cory. Published by The Bobbs Merrill Company, 1913. Fanny Young Cory (1877– 1972) was an artist and illustrator best known for her comic strip Little Miss Muffet, syndicated by King Features.
The Alphabet of Old Friends. Author unknown. George Routledge & Sons, London & New York, 1874-76 (?). Illustrator: Walter Crane (1845-1915). Illustrated with color printed wood engravings mounted on linen, this is an alphabet of nursery rhymes intended more to give pleasure to the child rather than teach the alphabet. Here “old friends” refers to the nursery rhyme characters who appear on the front cover.Children’s Historical Literature Collection. University of Washington Libraries.