EAN-139780143105091   EAN-13 barcode 9780143105091
Product NameThe Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale For A Land-Baby (Penguin Classics)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:7.87 inches / Length:6.18 inches / Weight:0.4 pounds / Width:0.59 inches
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Width0.59 inches    (convert)
Height7.72 inches    (convert)
Length5.1 inches    (convert)
Weight6.4 ounces    (convert)
AuthorCharles Kingsley
Page Count224
FeaturesPenguin Books
Long DescriptionThe beloved Victorian children's tale now available in its original unabridged edition

Instantly popular upon its initial publication in 1863, The Water Babies is at once a bewitching childhood fantasy and a skillfully woven moral allegory. Tom, a young chimney sweep, escapes his horrendous job and his cruel boss, Grimes, when fairies plunge him into a fantastical world under the sea. As he meets and befriends his fellow water babies, as well as all sorts of sea creatures, he begins to learn some valuable lessons. Much in demand by scholars, this authoritative new edition featuring the Victorian illustrations from early editions will charm children and adults alike.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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