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ISBN-10: 1404339507

ISBN-13: 9781404339507

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Kingsley

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"The Water-Babies" is a classic children's novel by Charles Kingsley, first published in 1863. Tom, a young chimney sweep, is transformed into a water-baby after a near-death experience. He embarks on a magical journey, meeting a variety of strange and wonderful creatures, and learning valuable lessons about morality and kindness. Along the way, he discovers the secrets of the underwater world and the importance of friendship. This timeless classic is sure to delight readers of all ages, and is a must-read for any fan of fairytales and adventure stories. Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875) was an English clergyman, university professor, historian, and novelist. His other works include "Westward…    
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List price: $17.99
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Charles Kingsley, a clergyman of the Church of England, who late in his life held the chair of history at Cambridge University, wrote mostly didactic historical romances. He put the historical novel to new use, not to teach history, but to illustrate some religious truth. Westward Ho! (1855), his best-known work, is a tale of the Spanish main in the days of Queen Elizabeth I. Hypatia: New Foes with Old Faces (1853) is the story of a pagan girl-philosopher who was torn to pieces by a Christian mob. The story is strongly anti-Roman Catholic.. Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful (1866) is a tale of a Saxon outlaw. The Water-Babies (1863), written for…