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Mary Howitt

English poet, and author, editor

1799   -   1888

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Great Britain
native language: English
language of expression: Swedish, Danish, German, English
occupation: linguist, poet, writer, translator, editor

Mary Howitt (12 March 1799 – 30 January 1888) was an English poet, and author of the famous poem The Spider and the Fly. She translated several tales by Hans Christian Andersen.
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The Spider and the Fly

book by Mary Howitt

author: Mary Howitt
illustrator: Tony DiTerlizzi


The Monkey

poem by Mary Howitt

author: Mary Howitt


Sketches of Natural History

poetry anthology by Mary Howitt

author: Mary Howitt


Mabel on Midsummer Day: A Story of the Olden Time

19th century poem by Mary Botham Howitt

author: Mary Howitt


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