Kate Greenaway’s Book of Games
Kate Greenaway’s Book of Games contains a large collection of games and stories for children – to be appreciated by young and old alike. It contains such well-known and loved games as ‘Blind Man’s Buff’, ‘Hide-and-Seek’, ‘See-Saw’, ‘Oranges and Lemons’, ‘Hunt the Slipper’, and ‘Musical Chairs – King of the Castle’. A wonderful anthology, this ‘Book of Games’ is sure to delight both children and parents, with its fun amusements, and beautiful illustrations.
Kate Greenaway (1846 – 1901), was a children’s book illustrator and writer, and remains one of the most popular illustrators of all time. Edmund Evans produced her first book, Under the Window, in 1879, which was an instant best-seller and cemented her pre-eminent position. Her charming children in quaint costumes and idyllic scenes captured the imagination of the contemporary public – and continue to delight over a century after their initial publication. Presented alongside the text, her illustrations (first published in 1888) further refine and elucidate this carefully collated anthology.