Attributed to R.S. Sharpe and Mrs. Pearson. The illustrations are attributed to R. Stennett.
|Statement||written principally by a lady of ninety.|
|Contributions||Sharpe, Richard Scrafton, d. 1852., Pearson, Mrs.|
I read an chapbook version of this book. Title page reads: "Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale. Written principally by a lady of ninety with additional verses, by J. Ruskin, and with new illustrations by K. Greenaway, with 22 Woodcuts."/5. Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats: a humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety by Richard Scrafton Sharpe and Mrs. Pearson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Relates in rhyme the clever, kind, 4/5. Delight in the rhyme of the marvelous Dame Wiggins and her adventures with her seven cats. They go to school, learn to sew and mend, climb trees, play on the ice and help a lost lamb find its.
Get this from a library! Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats. [Patience Brewster; John Ruskin; Richard Scrafton Sharpe; Pearson, Mrs.;] -- Relates in rhyme the clever, kind, and comical deeds of a woman's seven cats. children's book collection library of the university of california los angeles dame wiggins of lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety. EDITED, WITH ADDITIONAL VERSES, BY JOHN RUSKIN, LL.D., HONORARY STUDENT OF CHRIST CHURCH, AND HONORARY FELLOW OF CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, OXFORD. Get this from a library! Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats: a famous ballad, told and sung in England. [Pearson, Mrs.; Richard Scrafton Sharpe; John Ruskin; Roy Meldrum;] -- Humorous text and pictures tell the story of Dame Wiggins's seven cats and their exploits in skating, going to school, learning to sing, etc. Delight in the rhyme of the marvelous Dame Wiggins and her adventures with her seven cats. They go to school, learn to sew and mend, climb trees, play on the ice and help a lost lamb find its mother. Originally published in with wonderful engravings, this later edition has added illustrations by Kate Greenaway. DSI has added a sketchbook at the end so that "clever children can color.
Cover of Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety / edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin (Chi PRD2). First published in , when Ruskin was four years old, it is believed to have been written by a Mrs Pearson, who has now disappeared from the annals of literary. These cards are based on a poem/tale from Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale. The pdf of the book from by John Ruskin and Kate Greenaway is also attached. It tells of the adventures of Dame Wiggins’s extremely clever cats, who not only keep the mice and rats down but also attend school and go adventuring around the countryside, rescuing sick lambs. damewigginsoflee, andher sevenwonderfulcats: ahumoroustale writtenprincipallybyaladyofninety. edited,withadditionalverses, byjohnruskin,ll.d. Adapted from the version by John Ruskin, published in ,"" this is a fetchingly designed, cunningly illustrated little book (if you don't mind your cats with doggish snouts and bearish torsos). But the rhymed tale is sometimes difficult to follow (""The rats and mice scared/by this fierce whiskered crew,/The poor seven cats/Soon had nothing to do"") and the comical happenings themselves.