Eleanor Farjean

(1881-1965)

Eleanor spent a lot of her childhood in the attic of her family's house in London reading fantasy stories  she also enjoyed playing make believe games with her brother These memories inspired her books and poems for children and young adults

Example poem

Cat!

Cat! Scat after her after her sleeky flatterer spitfire chatterer scatter her scatter her off her mat wuff wuff treat her rough git her git her catch her catcher her green eyed scratcher slathery slithery hisser dont miss her run till you're dithery hithery thithery pftts pftts how she spits spitch spatch cant she scratch scritching the bark of the sycamore tree she's reached hr ark and's hissing at me pftts pftts wuff wuff scat cat that's that

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