An American author of children’s fairy tales, he’s best remembered for THE GIRL, or the Tiger? (1882) as well as the Hundreth Guy (1886). His later on works are the Captain’s Toll-Gate (1903) as well as the Shed Dryad (1912). He worked well as a real wood engraver before composing to get a Philadelphia newspapers founded by his sibling. His dad, a Methodist minister, discouraged him from going after a writing profession. He was created in Philadelphia, Pa. Following his relationship to Mary Ann Edwards Tuttle, he resolved in Nutley, NJ. His tales The Griffin as well as the Small Canon (1885) as well as the Bee-Man of Orn (1887) had been illustrated by Maurice Sendak.