Who wrote the poem titled, "When the Frost is on the Punkin"?


Quick Answer

James Whitcomb Riley wrote the poem titled ���When the Frost is on the Punkin���. He was born on Oct. 7, 1849 and was one of his day���s bestselling writers.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Riley grew up in Indiana, and a lot of his work expresses his childhood growing up in Greenfield. He published one of his first poems during his time working at a sign painting company. He later went on to travel with a medicine show and recite his poetry. James Whitcomb Riley became a bestselling author in the 1890s and had his children���s poems compiled in a book titled ���The Rhymes of Childhood��� with illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy.

Learn more about Poetry

Related Questions