Warwick Goble, 1862 – 1943, was an illustrator of children's books. He specialized in Fairies, Japanese and Indian themes. Goble was born in north London, and educated and trained at the City of London School and the Westminster School of Art. In the 1890s, he contributed illustrations to monthly magazines. In 1893, he was exhibiting at the Royal Academy. In 1896, he began illustrating books. In 1898, he was the first to illustrate H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds, having illustrated it for Pearson's Magazine in 1897. In 1909, he became resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan and produced illustrations for The Water Babies, Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Stories from the Pentamerone, Folk Tales of Bengal, The Fairy Book, and The Book of Fairy Poetry.