Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was a English poet, best known for his verse for children, such as Songs of Childhood in 1902, and the novels The Three Royal Monkeys in 1910 for children and, for adults, The Memoirs of a Midget in 1921.
His debut, Songs of Childhood, appeared under the pseudonym Walter Ramal. Later works include poetry for adults (The Listeners in 1912 and Collected Poems in 1942), anthologies (Come Hither in 1923 and Behold this Dreamer in 1939), and short stories.
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Walter de la Mare was an English poet and novelist.