My Collection of Books by Everyman's Library


Abigail's "Everyman's Library" Library

Hello! Welcome to my Online Library!

My name is Abigail and I am nine-years old and I love to read!


And jumping right into it, without further ado, here is the story of my very own library I am creating and building and tracking with this fun website: 

After hearing my mom talk one day about how I love to read poetry, a friend of hers – who loves to read as well – mailed me a little book of Emily Dickinson’s poetry. But no, this wasn’t just any little book, but a book by his favorite publisher called Everyman’s Library. This yellow gem, I quickly learned was what is called an Everyman’s Library “Pocket Poet!” 

And just like that, with this one adorable little Pocket Poet, it wasn’t even hardly ten minutes after opening the present that I learned that there are actually 115 of these wonderful, poetic treasures!

And 60 Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics!

And 28 Everyman’s Library Pocket Classics: short-story collections!

And the rest, as they say, is history: Let’s collect and read all of these wonderful poets and their poems said my Mom and I!  And why not the Children’s Classics as well? And why not the great, literary short stories even still? 

By day’s end, a hobby was born!!!!!

So again, thank you for visiting my little library of literary and poetic treasures - and be sure to have a look below from time to time to track my progress! Why not come along with me for the ride? As Robert Frost invites his readers in his famous poem The Pasture:

“I sha'n't be gone long. - You come too."

Happy Reading!


Learn More!

Here is the link to the official Everyman's Library website where you can learn even more about each of my three Everyman's Collections by clicking on the applicable, individual links in their horizontal navigation bar at the top.  Enjoy and happy reading!

The 115 Everyman's Library Pocket Poets


About the Pocket Poets

These little pocket-sized treasures are filled with poems from famous poets the world over! And in addition to Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, Rumi, et al., there are also scores of editions that are themed-based: poems about trees, yep! Poems about nature, poems about art and singing and love and dancing and fishing and praying and sculpture…it’s all there, poems galore! 

NOTE: The lists below are in Alphabetical Order by Poet & then by Theme

Abigail's Haves!

  1. Dickinson
  2. Art and Artists Poems
  3. Christmas Poems
  4. Marriage Poems
  5. Poems of New York
  6. The Great Cats - Poems about Cats

Abigail's Have-Nots!

  1. Akhmatova
  2. Auden
  3. Baudelaire
  4. Blake
  5. Bronte
  6. Browning
  7. Burns
  8. Byron
  9. Cather
  10. Cavafy
  11. Cohen
  12. Coleridge
  13. Dickinson: Letters
  14. Donne
  15. Eliot
  16. Emerson
  17. Frost
  18. Hardy
  19. Herbert
  20. Hopkins
  21. Horace
  22. Hughes
  23. Joyce
  24. Keats
  25. Kipling
  26. Marquis: The Best of Archy and Mehitabel
  27. Marvell
  28. Merrill
  29. Millay
  30. Milton
  31. Eugenio Montale - Release Date: April 7, 2020
  32. Mozart: Letters
  33. Plath
  34. Poe
  35. Pope
  36. Pushkin: Eugene Onegin
  37. Rilke
  38. Rimbaud
  39. Robinson
  40. Rossetti
  41. Rumi
  42. Rumi: The Unseen Poems
  43. Shakespeare
  44. Shelley
  45. Stevens
  46. Tennyson
  47. Whitman
  48. Wordsworth
  49. Yeats
  50. Animal Poems
  51. Arabic Poem
  52. Beat Poets
  53. Blues Poems
  54. Chinese Erotic Poems
  55. Comic Poems
  56. Conversation Pieces
  57. Doggerel
  58. Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
  59. Erotic Poems
  60. Fatherhood Poems
  61. French Poetry
  62. Friendship Poems
  63. Garden Poems
  64. Gay and Lesbian Love Poems
  65. Haiku Poems
  66. Hip Hops: Poems about Beer
  67. Indian Love Poems
  68. Irish Poems
  69. Jazz Poems
  70. Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem
  71. Lullabies and Poems for Children
  72. Love Letters
  73. Love Poems
  74. Love Songs and Sonnets
  75. Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters
  76. Monster Verse: Poems Human and Inhuman
  77. Motherhood: Poems about Mothers
  78. Music’s Spell: Poems about Music and Musicians
  79. On Wings of Song: Poems about Birds
  80. Persian Poems
  81. Poems about Horses
  82. Poems about Trees
  83. Poems Bewitched and Haunted
  84. Poems Dead and Undead
  85. Poems of Gratitude
  86. Poems of Mourning
  87. Poems of Paris
  88. Poems of Rome
  89. Poems of Sculpture
  90. Poems of Sleep and Dreams
  91. Poems of the American South
  92. Poems of the American West
  93. Poems of the Sea
  94. Prayers
  95. Reel Verse: Poems about the Movies
  96. Russian Poets
  97. Scottish Poems
  98. Solitude
  99. Sonnets
  100. Tang Poems
  101. The Art of Angling
  102. The Dance
  103. The Echoing Green: Poems of Fields, Meadows, and Grasses
  104. The Four Seasons
  105. The Language of Flowers: Poems
  106. The Roman Poets
  107. Villanelles
  108. War Poems
  109. Zen Poem

The 60 Everyman's Library Children's Classics


About the Children's Classics

The Children’s Classics are colorful and elegant and treasures of world literature. From Daddy Long Legs and Cinderella to Pinocchio and The Jungle Book, from the Adventures of Robin Hood and Treasure Island to Sleeping Beauty and Aesop’s Fables, one is sure to discover scores and scores of extraordinary children classics for your endless reading pleasure!

Abigail's Haves!

  1. Cinderella – C.S. Evans
  2. Fables – Aesop
  3. Just So Stories – Rudyard Kipling
  4. King Arthur & His Knights of the Round Table - Roger Lancelyn Green
  5. Little Lord Fauntleroy – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories – Charles Perrault
  7. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
  8. Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes – Walter Jerrold
  9. Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie
  10. The Adventures of Robin Hood – Roger Lancelyn Green 
  11. The Princess and the Goblin – George MacDonald
  12. The Adventures of Robin Hood – Roger Lancelyn Green 
  13. The Swiss Family Robinson – Johann David Wyss
  14. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
  15. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

Abigail's Have-Nots!

  1. Anne of Green Gables – L M Montgomer
  2. Apple Pie and Traditional Nursery Rhymes – Kate Greenaway 
  3. A Book of Nonsense - Edward Lear
  4. A Child’s Garden of Verses – Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
  6. A Wonderful-Book for Girls and Boys - Nathaniel Hawthorne 
  7. Aladdin and other Tales from the Arabian Nights
  8. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland- Lewis Carroll
  9. At the Back of the North Wind – George MacDonald
  10. Black Beauty – Anna Sewell
  11. Cautionary Verses – Hilaire Belloc 
  12. Daddy Long-Legs – Jean Webster
  13. Don Quixote de la Mancha – Miguel De Cervantes 
  14. English Fairy Tales – Joseph Jacobs
  15. Fables – Jean de La Fontaine
  16. Fairy Tales – Hans Andersen
  17. Fairy Tales – The Brothers Grimm
  18. Heidi – Johanna Spryi
  19. Jack the Giant Killer – Richard Doyle 
  20. Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson
  21. Little Men – Louisa May Alcott
  22. Pinocchio – Carlo Collodi
  23. Ride-a-Cock-Horse and other Rhymes and Stories – Randolph Caldecott 
  24. Robinson Crusoe: His Life and Surprising Adventures – Daniel Defoe
  25. Russian Fairy Tales – Gillian Avery
  26. Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Edgar Allen Poe
  27. The BFG – Roald Dahl
  28. The Eagle of the Ninth – Rosemary Sutcliff 
  29. The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children 
  30. The Everyman Book of Nonsense
  31. The Happy Prince and other Tales – Oscar Wilde
  32. The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling
  33. The Light in the Forest – Conrad Richter 
  34. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  35. The Pied Piper of Hamelin – Robert Browing
  36. The Poppy Seed Cakes – Margery Clark
  37. The Railway Children – Edith Nesbit 
  38. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Baroness Orczy
  39. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett 
  40. The Sherlock Holmes Stories – Arthur Conan Doyle
  41. The Snow Queen – Hans Christian Andersen
  42. The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen – Rudolf Erich Raspe
  43. The Thirty-Nine Steps – John Buchan
  44. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – L Frank Baum 
  45. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

The 28 Everyman's Library Pocket Classics


About the Pocket Classics

The Pocket Classics are 28 short story anthologies on a variety of subjects - ranching from famous cities around the world to stories about horses and cats and ghosts and love and golf and art and dogs and the kitchen and the sea! - all written by well-known authors that we have come to love and treasure!    

Abigail's Haves!

  1. Christmas Stories
  2. Horse Stories
  3. Love Stories
  4. New York Stories
  5. Stories of Fatherhood
  6. Stories of Motherhood

Abigail's Have-Nots!

  1. Bedtime Stories
  2. Berlin Stories
  3. Cat Stories
  4. Detective Stories
  5. Dog Stories
  6. Erotic Stories
  7. Fishing Stories
  8. Ghost Stories
  9. Golf Stories
  10. London Stories
  11. Paris Stories
  12. Rome Stories
  13. Russian Stories
  14. Saki: Selected Stories
  15. Shaken & Stirred: Intoxicating Stories
  16. Stories from the Kitchen
  17. Stories of Art and Artist
  18. Stories of the Sea
  19. The Maple Stories: John Updike
  20. The Olinger Stories: John Updike
  21. Venice Stories
  22. Wedding Stories