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The Water Babies [EasyRead Large Edition]

by Charles Kingsley

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Published by ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9664321M
ISBN 101425054811
ISBN 109781425054816

The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in Buy The Water Babies First Edition by Kingsley, Charles, Smith, J. W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Buy The Water Babies (Award Gift Books) abridged edition by Kingsley, Charles, Jane Carruth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Los Bebes Acuáticos, un cuento de Hadas para un bebe Terrestre es una novela para niños escrita por el Reverendo Charles Kingsley. Las ilustraciones de Warwick Goble ( -

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The Water Babies [EasyRead Large Edition] by Charles Kingsley Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a classic British "children's" story and is more for adults or older children. It was written in the 's. It's a charming look at the transformation of a dirty chimney sweep into a clean 4" water-baby, but on a higher plane also a look at the death of children during this Industrial Revolution time by: Author Charles Kingsley was a minister, and even though he was an advocate of Christian Socialism and a supporter of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species, Water-Babies is a didactic moral fable that is thematically concerned with Christian redemption/5(30).

I consider "The Water Babies" to be an engaging nineteenth century "fairy tale" for children, The book describes the transformation of Tom, a maltreated and badly behaved chimney sweep, into a tiny human "water baby."/5(37).

The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Written in as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in The book was extremely popular during its day, and was a mainstay of children's literature through the s/5(34).

The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby (Macmillan Collector's Library) by Charles Kingsley, William Heath Robinson, et al. | out of 5 stars He runs away, and, hot and bothered, he slips into a cooling stream, falls asleep, and becomes a Water his new life, he meets all sorts of aquatic creatures, including an engaging old lobster, other water babies, and at last reaches St Branden's Isle where he encounters the fierce Mrs Bedonebyeasyoudid and the motherly Mrs.

'The Water-Babies' has been published in countless editions, many being abridged or retold for younger readers so they too can enjoy the story. The first edition of had just two black and white illustrations and, indeed, the majority of Water-babies editions have at least some black and white pictures.

The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel by Charles n in –63 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in It was written as part satire in support of Charles Darwin's The Origin of book was extremely popular in England, and was a mainstay of British children's literature for many decades, but.

Buy The Water Babies: [EasyRead Super Large 18pt Edition] by Kingsley, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: First octavo edition of Goble's Water Babies, following the quarto edition of the previous year.

"Goble moved into the big time in when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volume in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley.

The Water-Babies Note: Project Gutenberg has several editions of this eBook: # (Illustrated in B & W and Color) # (Illustrated in Color) # (Plain HTML file) Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Chimney sweeps -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Fairy tales -- England Category: Text.

The Water Babies is one of those books that I see often in any number of various editions at used book sales and antique bookstores. It's a story which hasn't aged well, and which often appears nonsensical.

Its readers today are mostly nostalgic adults, not children, as /5(). Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition, Illustrated Edition.

An attractive copy of The Water Babies, illustrated by W H Lister. Publisher's hardcover binding, yellow cloth with a color plate paste down on the front, very nice condition; titles & text on the spine & front perfect; corners & spine sharp & square; small smudge on the spine. Read The Water-Babies by author Charles Kingsley, FREE, online.

(Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Buy The Water Babies (Children's Classics) (Wordsworth Children's Classics) New edition by Charles Kingsley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: The Water-Babies, now reissued by Oxford University Press, probably had some influence in persuading the House of Lords, into ban the use of children under the age of 16 in cleaning.

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First Edition. The Water Babies. This book is in good condition, with some noticeable signs of aging and wear; there is a sticker pull-off on the front cover, but the wear is very minimal. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 4.The Water-Babies.

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