[••• = books for which Bennett also designed covers.]

Books written and illustrated by Bennett

Birds, Beasts and Fishes. London: Routledge [1857].

Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties. New York: Miller, 1866.

Funny Shadows. London: Ward & Lock [1855].

Games and Sports for Young Boys. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1859.

Iron Boots. Boston: Ditson, 1857.

•••Lightsome, and the Little Golden Lady. London: Griffith and Farran, 1867.

London People, Sketched from Life. London: Smith, Elder, 1863.

Merry Rhymes and Stories for Merry Little Learners. London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler [1865].

Nursery Fun. London: Griffith and Farran, 1863.

Old Nurse’s Book of Rhymes. London: Griffith and Farran, 1858.

Proverbs with Pictures. London: Chapman & Hall, 1859.

Shadows. London: Kent, 1857.

•••The Book of Blockheads. London: Sampson Low, 1863.

The Fables of Aesop [adapted by Bennett]. London: Bradbury & Evans [1857].

The Faithless Parrot. London: George Routledge & Sons [1858].

•••The Frog Who Would a Woo-ing Go. London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge [1860].

•••The Nine Lives of a Cat: a Tale of Wonder. London: Griffith and Farran, 1860.

•••The Sad History of Greedy Jem and all his Little Brothers. London: George Routledge & Sons [1865].

•••The Sorrowful Ending of Noodledoo. London: Sampson Low, 1865.

•••The Story that the Little Breeches Told. London: Sampson Low, 1863.

•••The Surprising Unheard and Never to be Surpassed Adventures of Young Munchausen. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1865.


Beeton’s Annual (1866).

Comic News (1863–65).

Diogenes (1855).

Every Boys’ Magazine (1864).

Good Words (1861).

Illustrated London News (1857, 1866).

Illustrated Times (1857, 1863).

London Society (1862–67).

Once a Week (1859, 1862).

The British Juvenile (1864).

The Comic Times (1855).

The Queen (1861).

Books with texts by other writers

Allan, John. John Todd and How he Stirred his Own Broth Pot. London: Partridge, 1864.

Brough, R.B. Character Sketches. London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler [1872].

Brough, R.B. Shadow and Substance. London: Kent, 1860.

Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim’s Progress. London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1860.

•••De Musset. Mr Wind and Madam Rain. New York: Harper, 1864.

•••Lemon, Mark. Fairy Tales. Co-illustrated by Richard Doyle. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1868.

Morley Henry. Fables and Fairy Tales. London: Chapman & Hall, 1860.

Morley, Henry. Oberon’s Horn. London: Chapman & Hall, 1861.

Morley, Henry. The Chicken Market. New York: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, 1877.

Quarles, Francis. Quarles’ Emblems. London: Nisbet, 1861.

Sangster, William. Umbrellas and their History. New York: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin [1871].

Thompson, Darcy. Nursery Nonsense. New York: Hurd & Houghton [1865].

Wills, W.H. Poets’ Wit and Humour. London: Cundall [1861].

Wilson, Henrietta. The Chronicles of a Garden. New York: Carter, 1864.

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