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]
- W. B. Rands's Lilliput Lyrics
- The Giant sat on a rock
- The Reformed Giant goes to church
- Great, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World
- The Rising, Watching Moon
- There was a man so very tall
- O little Ben Bute had a flute, flute, flute
- The Dream of a Boy who lived at Nine Elms
- Jeremy Jangle lives in a tangle
- The Making of Music
- The Suitors of Aprille
- A Child's Garden of Verses
- King Longbeard
- The Prologue to Repentance
- A Dream of St. Bicholas in Heaven — an Allegory (I)
- A Dream of St. Bicholas in Heaven — an Allegory (II)
Larkin, David. The Fantastic Paintings of Charles and William heath Robinson. Toronto, New York, and London: Peacock/Bantam, 1976.
Lewis, John. Heath Robinson: Artist and Comic Genius. London: Constable, 1973. Contains a list of books Robinson illustrated with descriptions and information about reprints.
Peppin, Brigid. Fantasy: The Golden Age of Fantastic Illustration. New York: New American Library, 1976. (Also Watson-Guptill, 1975.)
Rands, William Brighty. Lilliput Lyrics. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1899.
Last modified 24 December 2012