Heroes and Heroines

Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon

Heroes and Heroines
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Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon

Distributed for British Library

Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft
80 pages | 40 color plates | 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 | © 2011
Cloth $16.95 ISBN: 9780712358514 Published October 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Heroes and Heroines, first published in 1933, is a delightful collection of witty and lyrical poems recalling the deeds of heroes and heroines from all round the world, including Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Robin Hood, Christopher Columbus, Sir Francis Drake, George Washington, Napoleon, Florence Nightingale, and Buffalo Bill, among others.
 
This beautiful facsimile edition features wonderful illustrations by the artist Rosalind Thornycroft and presents the book as it was originally designed to be enjoyed. Its witty approach to history will entertain children and parents alike.
Contents
Alexander the Great
Judas Maccabæus
Julius Caesar
Boadicea
Charlemagne
Albert the Great
Brian Boru
Lady Godiva
Hereward the Wake
The Cid
Saladin
Robert Bruce
Robin Hood
William Tell
Timour the Tartar
Joan of Arc
Christopher Columbus
Mary Queen of Scots
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Philip Sydney
Pocahontas
Masaniello
The Duke of Marlborough
Rob Roy
Alexander Selkirk
Flora Macdonald
George Washington
Nelson
Napoleon
Wellington
Lady Hester Stanhope
Garibaldi
David Livingstone
Grace Darling
Florence Nightingale
Buffalo Bill
Emmeline Pankhurst
Nansen
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