Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILDREN Fiction Poetry Born: September 3, 1850 in St. Louis, MO Sites:
Illinois ConnectionField attended Knox College in Galesburg for a year. He then moved to Chicago in 1883 and wrote for the Chicago Daily News. He lived there until his death.
Biographical and Professional InformationEugene Field was a journalist and poet who lived in Chicago and is best known for children's poetry and humorous essays - most notably, Wynken, Blynken and Nod. He worked on the editorial staffs for several newspapers including the St. Joseph Gazette, Kansas City Times and Denver Tribune. He also wrote a column, Sharps and Flats, for Chicago Morning News, 1883-1895.
*''A Little Book of Western Verse'', 1889 *''A Wink-a-Way Land'', Donohue, 1905 *''Poems of Childhood (Scribner Classics)'', Atheneum, 1996 *''The Eugene Field Book: Verses, Stories and Letters for School Reading'', 1898 *''The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat'', North-South Books, 1994 *''The Mouse and the Moonbeam'', 1919 *''The Sugar-Plum Tree and Other Verses'', 1930 *''With Trumpet and Drum'', 1892 *''Wynken, Blynken and Nod'', 1925 - reprinted by North-South Books in 1995 and Cartwheel Books in 2004