The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby / by Charles Kingsley ; with one hundred illustrations by Linley Samborne

Author(s): Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875
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Subjects: Children--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction
Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction
Chimney sweeps--Juvenile fiction
Fairy tales--England
Fairies--Juvenile fiction
Evolution--Juvenile fiction
Animal welfare--Juvenile fiction
Child abuse--Juvenile fiction
Christian life--Juvenile fiction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Edition: New ed
Published: London : Macmillan and Co., 1886 (Edinburgh : R. & R. Clark)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 371 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Authors: Sambourne, Linley, 1844-1910
Publisher : Macmillan & Co
Printer : R. & R. Clark (Firm)
Notes: LCCN: 2002554499
Half title
In original blue cloth binding, stamped in gilt, a.e.g. End papers are black
All pages have black border
Forms part of the personal library materials in the Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection. DLC
Summary: The water-babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature
OCLC Number: 12670835