The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by Charles Kingsley

Author(s): Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875
Online: Internet Archive, UNC Chapel Hill copy. Version of resource
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Subjects: Children--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction
Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction
Chimney sweeps--Juvenile fiction
Fairies--Juvenile fiction
Evolution--Juvenile fiction
Animal welfare--Juvenile fiction
Child abuse--Juvenile fiction
Fairy tales
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., ©1895 (Boston : Typography by C.J. Peters & Son)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 268 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm
Alternate Titles: Online version: Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875. Water-babies. (OCoLC)826452066 New York : Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., ©1895 (Boston : Typography by C.J. Peters & Son)
Additional Authors: Publisher : Thomas Y. Crowell Company
Typographer : C.J. Peters & Son
Notes: Frontispiece printed in colors
Publisher's decorated cloth binding
The Water-Babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection
Summary: The adventures of Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water baby
OCLC Number: 32243708