3-4. The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby

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

Call No.
: VZ1-631
Publication etc.
: London : Macmillan, 1901.
Physical Descript.
: 330p. : ill. ; 19cm.

Charles Kingsley, a Church of England priest interested in the issue of child labor, described the life of working children of that time through the main character Tom, a young chimney sweep, and how he is transformed into a "water baby" and is purified by learning compassion in the water world.

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