The Water-Babies

by Charles Kingsley

Description:  When a young chimney-sweep named Tom falls into a river, he dies, becoming a water-baby. In the course of his adventures, Tom befriends other water-beings and learns many valuable lessons from insightful fairies. Kingsley's narrative incorporates Christian themes as well as social commentaries. As Tom improves himself, he gains an opportunity to rejoin the human world.

Additional information:

Ages:  7-9
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white, color
Year published:  2013
ISBN:  978-1-59915-736-8
Genres:  Literature, Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. Tom the Chimney-Sweep
2. The Irishwoman
3. The Brick-maker
4. Tom and the Salmon
5. Tom and the Lobster

6. A Pair of Gray Moustaches
7. Shiny Wall
8. The Journey to the Other-End-of-Nowhere
9. The Moral

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