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Thomas Hood, the younger

(1835—1874) humorist and journal editor


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(1835–74),

a humorous writer and artist, known as Tom Hood, was the son of Thomas Hood. Pen and Pencil Pictures (1857) was the first of his illustrated books. His most successful novel was Captain Master's Children (1865). He became editor of Fun in 1865, and in 1867 he founded Tom Hood's Comic Annual. He wrote and illustrated many children's books; his collected verse, Favourite Poems, was published in 1877.

Subjects: Literature.


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