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Charles Kingsley

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    Brian Alderson has long been involved in the study of children's literature as editor, translator, lecturer, and exhibitions organizer. He takes a particular interest in bibliographic aspects, especially those related to the history of British and American publishing and illustration.


    Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is the author of Becoming Dickens (Harvard UP, 2011), winner of the 2011 Duff Cooper Prize, and he has edited editions of Dickens's Great Expectations, and A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books and Henry Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor for Oxford World's Classics. He writes regularly for publications including the Daily Telegraph, Guardian, TLS, and New Statesman.
    1st January 2006

    Madam How and Lady Why: First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children

    This is an amazing and highly interesting book for juvenile readers. In an intensely interesting and captivating manner,... More

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    18th August 2008

    The Water-Babies

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    18th August 2008

    The Heroes

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    29th May 2008

    The Water-Babies

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    29th May 2008

    The Water-Babies

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    1st October 1996

    Water Babies

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    5th December 1994

    The Water Babies

    Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the so... More

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