The Giant sat on a rock

The Giant sat on a rock up high,/ with the wind in his shaggy hair

Charles Robinson


Illustration for W. B. Rands's "The Reformed Giant" in Lilliput Lyrics

Joe Farrag has kindly shared this illustration with readers of the Victorian Web from the site he has created about the life and works of W. B. Rands, the prolific writer of children's literature and originator of The Boy's Own Paper. Readers may wish to consult his site both for more examples of Robinson's work and for information about this little-known figure who had an immense influence upon Victorian children. [GPL]