Madam How and Lady Why (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children

Madam How and Lady Why (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children

by Charles Kingsley

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Overview

The Victorian age was a time of geological discovery. Kingsley published this introduction to the science for children in 1869. Through conversations about earthquakes, volcanoes, coral reefs, and other features, he encourages children to observe the world around them and learn how the wonders of the earth evolved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411450486
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 294
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Charles Kingsley (1819–1875) was an English clergyman, university professor, historian, and novelist—most closely associated with the West Country and Hampshire. Among his novels, the best known are Hypatia, Westward Ho!, and Hereward the Wake. He is also the author of the children’s classic The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby, a story about a boy chimney sweep.

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