Author:Laura Valentine

Laura Jewry Valentine
English writer, best known for her numerous children's books published under the names Aunt Louisa (when writing for small children), Mrs. Valentine (middle years), or L. Valentine (boys and teens). She was an editor at F. Warne & Co. She also published novels as Laura Jewry.

Works (partial list)Edit

For childrenEdit

"Shakespearian Tales in Verse"

Other worksEdit

As editor and anthologistEdit

  • Warne's Victoria Picture Spelling Book (1866) (external scan)
  • The Home Book of Pleasure and Instruction (1867) (external scan)
  • Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers (1868) (external scan)
  • The Nobility of Life: Its Graces and Virtues Portrayed in Prose and Verse by the Best Writers (1868) (external scan)
  • Beautiful Bouquets, Culled from the Poets of All Countries (1869) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Games for Family Parties and Children (1869) (external scan)
  • The Young Woman's Book: A Useful Manual for Everyday Life (1877) (external scan)
  • On Honour's Roll: Tales of Heroism in the Nineteenth Century (1886) (external scan)
  • The Old Old Fairy Tales (1889) (external scan)
  • The Girl's Home Companion: A Book of Pastimes in Work and Play (1891) (external scan)
  • Picturesque England: Its Landmarks and Historic Haunts, as Described in Lay and Legend, Song and Story (1891) (external scan)
  • Palestine, Past and Present: Pictorial and Descriptive (1893) (external scan)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.