The Water Babies: Macmillan Classics Edition

Hardcover | November 20, 2015

byCharles Kingsley

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When Tom, a young chimney sweep, falls into a river and drowns, he is transformed from a twelve-year-old boy who has known nothing but brutality and poverty into a 'water-baby'. In an underwater world surrounded by fairies, insects and water nymphs, he soon discovers a new life of adventure and excitement.Gloriously illustrated with line drawings by Mabel Lucie Attwell, and with a ribbon marker and a specially commissioned foreword, this beautiful hardback Macmillan Classics edition of Charles Kingsley's The Water-Babies, first published in 1863 , is a truly special gift to treasure.

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When Tom, a young chimney sweep, falls into a river and drowns, he is transformed from a twelve-year-old boy who has known nothing but brutality and poverty into a 'water-baby'. In an underwater world surrounded by fairies, insects and water nymphs, he soon discovers a new life of adventure and excitement.Gloriously illustrated with li...

Charles Kingsley was a priest, university professor, historian and novelist. The Water-Babies was his most famous novel and was originally written and published as a serial in Macmillan's Magazine from 1862-1863 before being published in its entirety as a book in 1863. Mabel Lucie Attwell was a British illustrator known for he...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 8.03 × 5.42 × 0.94 inPublished:November 20, 2015Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230770339

ISBN - 13:9780230770331

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