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The Water Babies

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

by Charles Kingsley

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Chimney sweeps,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Classics,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General,
  • Fairy tales

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWarwick Goble (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7640052M
    ISBN 100486450007
    ISBN 109780486450001


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