The Brushwood Boy – Illustrated by F. H. Townsend
This book contains Rudyard Kipling’s 1907 short story, The Brushwood Boy – Illustrated by F. H. Townsend. First published as part of ‘The Day’s Work’ (1898), it is the curious story of a boy’s adventures both in real life and within his dreams. ‘The Brushwood Boy’ is a timeless tale that makes for ideal bedtime reading, and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Kipling’s marvellous work. The story is illustrated by F. H. Townsend, a talented artist of the Golden Age known for his illustrations of Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of the Seven Gables.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was a seminal English writer of short stories, novelist, and poet. He is most famous for his poems concerning British soldiers in India and his wonderful children’s stories.