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Riley, James Whitcomb 1849-1916

Overview
Works: 1,385 works in 3,090 publications in 1 language and 48,254 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Love poetry 
Roles: Lyricist, Performer, Signer, Honoree
Classifications: PS2704, 811.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Whitcomb Riley
The complete poetical works of James Whitcomb Riley by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
66 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents over one thousand poems by nineteenth-century Indiana poet James Whitcomb Riley
Riley child-rhymes by James Whitcomb Riley ( )
41 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of James Whitcomb Riley's poems, including "Old Aunt Mary's," "Little Orphant Annie," and "The Raggedy Man."
The complete works of James Whitcomb Riley by James Whitcomb Riley ( )
in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riley love-lyrics by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
35 editions published between 1883 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riley farm-rhymes by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
25 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1883, this charming book includes many of James Whitcomb Riley's signature poems, including ""Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer"" and ""When the Frost Is on the Punkin."" Also graced by noted Brown County artist Will Vawter's folksy illustrations of farm scenes from our past, this Library of Indiana Classics edition faithfully reproduces the 1905 edition. A must-have for Riley enthusiasts everywhere, it offers a warm look at how farm life was depicted over a century ago
Afterwhiles by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
67 editions published between 1887 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
Rhymes of childhood by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
44 editions published between 1890 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry for children
The gobble-uns 'll git you ef you don't watch out! : James Whitcomb Riley's "Little Orphant Annie" by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gobble-uns tales as told by Little Orphant Annie
Green fields and running brooks by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
37 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old sweetheart of mine by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
28 editions published between 1888 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pipes o' Pan at Zekesbury by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
44 editions published between 1888 and 2013 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The flying islands of the night by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
39 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armazindy by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
29 editions published between 1894 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child-world by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
35 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riley songs o' cheer by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
16 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of joyous children by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
38 editions published between 1902 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compiles more than sixty of the poet's works, written for both children and adults, expressing his observations of the simple life and revealing his sense of humor
The poems and prose sketches of James Whitcomb Riley by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
32 editions published between 1897 and 1970 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the frost is on the punkin by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic poem of automn is accompanied by illustrations of a young girl's day on a farm
Poems here at home by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
41 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well-known poem about a servant girl whose cautionary "witch-tales" warn of "gobble-uns" that steal misbehaving children
 
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.06 for The gobble ... to 0.70 for A guest at ...)
Alternative Names
Johnson, B. F., 1849-1916
Johnson, Benj. F. of Boone, 1849-1916
Johnson, Benjamin F.
Riley, J. W. 1849-1916
Riley, James W. 1849-1916
Whitcomb, James Riley, 1849-1916
Whitcomb Riley, James, 1849-1916
Languages
English (718)
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