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Juvenile Literature

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This collection pulls from several different collections such as the John M. Shaw Collection overall, the Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection, and various other childhood literature collections at FSU. These books look at the experience of childhood through stories, poetry, songs and illustrations particularly in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Holiday stories for all the year
Holiday stories for all the year
A pleasant surprise -- What you will see in Algeria -- Poor little Teddy and rich little Tom -- Who knew best? -- Prying Polly -- A day with a king -- Patter-foot -- The story of the pied piper -- Henry M. Stanley and his wife -- Elsie's Christmas present -- The watch king -- The fourth of July -- Little So-sat -- A new home -- A blue jay's jabberings -- An earth-worm's remarks -- The plague of locusts -- The swallows at Beechcroft -- Easter monday at the White House
Hymns for children
Hymns for children
by Sarah Wilson ; music by Sir Arthur Sullivan ; illustrated by Jane M. Dealy and Fred Marriott., Music in close score format at top of page, with verses printed underneath., With music., Date from inscription.
Hymns for little children
Hymns for little children
by Mrs. C.F. Alexander., Without music., Includes index of first lines, p. 71-[72].
Infant thoughts
Infant thoughts
Cover title., Illustrations hand-colored., "Containing eight coloured engravings.", No. T199 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Jack and I
Jack and I
Summary: Includes a collection titled "Stories About Sweetheart", as well as various other stories and poems.
Jack and Jill
Jack and Jill
Caption title., Illustrations hand-colored., No. 3600 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Jackdaw of Rheims
Jackdaw of Rheims
by Thomas Ingoldsby, esq., On cover: Illustrated by Lucius Rossi., Inscription on first leaf dated 1889.
Jolly little playmates
Jolly little playmates
Four-handed Jack -- Riding on a whale -- May's chairs -- Orphan May -- A race for life -- A happy family -- Rawthmall Range -- Wanted -- Betsey O'Dee -- Little sailor-girl.
Langley's children in the wood
Langley's children in the wood
Hand colored ill., S1538.93 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Laura's necklace
Laura's necklace
Ned -- A little brown baby -- About owls -- Three travellers -- The two moths -- Peri and Ponto -- Laura's necklace -- Bessy -- Some of Nannie's queer acquaintances -- A pig in a feather-bed -- An ocean bird -- Birds in winter -- Little folks in Holland -- Like baby -- The naughty little prince -- The bear that came to school -- Mary's journey -- Ralph and Rover -- The old snow man -- Why the clock told stories -- Tid-er-e-i -- What shall we do?
Life of John Bunyan: with a portrait and four illustrations
Life of John Bunyan: with a portrait and four illustrations
Extracted largely from Bunyan's own writings.
Lioness's ball: being a companion to the Lion's masquerade
Lioness's ball: being a companion to the Lion's masquerade
In verse., Attributed to Mary Cockle by accompanying book dealer's description., Six hand-colored engravings from original designs attributed to William Mulready. Cf. DNB., Date based upon ads on rear wrapper, which lists other "Amusing & instructive publications".
Little Charles
Little Charles
by Mrs. Barbauld ; embellished with coloured engravings., Cover title., Poem for children., Printed on one side of leaf only, opposite versos and rectos blank. First and last leaves pasted to covers., Illustrations hand-colored., Label on pam cover: Little Charles / A.L. Barbauld; no. 277.
Little Jack of all trades, or, Mechanical arts described: in prose and verse, suited to the capacities of children : with engraved representatons of the different trades
Little Jack of all trades, or, Mechanical arts described: in prose and verse, suited to the capacities of children : with engraved representatons of the different trades
Publisher's catalogue follows text., Cf. Moon, M. Harris (1992), 491., Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 261., Cf. Osborne Coll, p. 114., Some plates dated Oct. 30 1823., Running title and title on spine: Jack of all trades., Authorship ascribed to William Darton; cf. Osborne, cited below.
Little Red Riding Hood. English
Little Red Riding Hood. English
Caption title: History of Little Red Riding Hood., Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of paper wrapper., Hand-colored illustrations., Printed on one side of leaf only., Cover title., No. S1538.149 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Little beauties
Little beauties
Cinderella and the glass slipper -- At the seaside -- Driving the tally-ho -- How Mischief took the rosebud -- Bose and Sam -- Sailor lads and lassies., Summary: "A collection of short, fascinating stories by the most popular juvenile writers of the day."
Little child's scriptural lessons in rhyme: with prayers and graces
Little child's scriptural lessons in rhyme: with prayers and graces
Cover title., Place of publication from colophon on p. 16, with the publisher's address: 1122 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia; probable date later than 1866 from advertisement on p. [4] of cover., "A catechism, etc., the answers of which consist of two lines in rhyme": p. 7-14., Publisher's advertisements on p. [1] of cover., No. 3574 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Little curly locks: story and rhyme for boys and girls at Christmastime
Little curly locks: story and rhyme for boys and girls at Christmastime
Puzzles about Peter and Patty -- Riding to Boston -- How Tommy tended the baby -- The little burglar -- Disappointment -- Bess and her party -- A Sunday school recitation -- Rover passes by -- Little frogs at school -- A good monkey -- Lulu's pets -- Eastern travel.

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