William Brighty Rands (1823 - 1882 / England)
Biography of William Brighty Rands
Born in 1823, William Brighty Rands published several volumes of children's literature anonymously and contributed to various periodicals under various pseudonyms, especially Matthew Browne, Henry Holbeach, and T. Talker. He worked as a reporter in the House of Commons and died in 1882. His major publications were:
[Browne, Matthew] Chaucer's England (London: Hurst and Blackett, 1869).
Lilliput Levee (1864)
Lilliput Lectures (London: Strahan, 1871). PR 5209 R2 L5 York University Library
Lilliput Revels (New York: G. Routledge, 1871). Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1970. Center of Research Libraries Database.
Lilliput Legends (1872)
W. B. Rand, Lilliput Lyrics, ed. R. Brimley Johnson (London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1899). del F Fisher Rare Book Library
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- Cuckoo in the Pear-Tree
- Dressing the Doll
- Godfrey Gordon Gustavus Gore
- Great, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World
- I Saw A New World
- Little Ditties I
- The Cat of Cats
- The Dream of a Boy Who Lived at Nine-Elm...
- The Dream of a Girl Who Lived at Seven-O...
- The First Tooth
- The Flowers
- The Thought
- Topsy-Turvy World
Little Ditties I
Winifred Waters sat and sighed
Under a weeping willow;
When she went to bed she cried,
Wetting all the pillow;
Kept on crying night and day,
Till her friends lost patience;
"What shall we do to stop her, pray?"
So said her relations.