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The Water-Babies

The Water-Babies

by Charles Kingsley
The Water-Babies

The Water-Babies

by Charles Kingsley

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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - ~~~~~~Once upon a time there was a little chimney-sweep, and his name was Tom. That is a short name, and you have heard it before, so you will not have much trouble in remembering it. He lived in a great town in the North country, where there were plenty of chi


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545385241
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/15/2017
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 912,702
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

Charles Kingsley was a clergyman, professor, historian, and writer who lived during the 19th century, and was known most prominiently for writing children's literature.

Brian Alderson has long been involved in the study of children's literature as editor, translator, lecturer, and exhibitions organizer. He takes a particular interest in bibliographic aspects, especially those related to the history of British and American publishing and illustration.

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is the author of Becoming Dickens (Harvard UP, 2011), winner of the 2011 Duff Cooper Prize, and he has edited editions of Dickens's Great Expectations, and A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books and Henry Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor for Oxford World's Classics. He writes regularly for publications including the Daily Telegraph, Guardian, TLS, and New Statesman.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on the Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology of Charles Kingsley
THE WATER-BABIES
Appendix I: Textual Variants
Appendix II: 'The Wonders of the Shore'
Explanatory Notes

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