Eleanor Farjeon Quote
“Water, Loo! water, Loo! fetch me some water!
There isn't a drop for a mile and a quarter!
The ground is so hard and the ground is so dry
I'm frightened my little red rose-bush will die.”
Nursery Rhymes of London Town (1916)
Becoming Light: Poems New and Selected (1991)
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
Born: February 13, 1881
Died: June 5, 1965 (aged 84)
Bio: Eleanor Farjeon was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Many of her works had charming illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Some of her correspondence has also been published.