Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Adventures of Herr Baby (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Mrs Molesworth

Mary Louisa Molesworth (1839-1921) was a Scottish writer. Her first novels, Lover and Husband (1869) to Cicely (1874), appeared under the pseudonym of "Ennis Graham. " She typified late Victorian writing for girls. Aimed at girls too old for fairies and princesses but too young for Austen and the Brontes, books by Molesworth had their share of amusement, but they also had a good deal of moral instruction. The girls reading Molesworth would grow up to be mothers; thus, the books emphasized Victorian notions of duty and self-sacrifice. She is best known as a writer of books for the young, such as Tell Me a Story (1875), Carrots (1876), The Cuckoo Clock (1877), The Tapestry Room: A Child's Romance (1879), and A Christmas Child (1880). She has been called "the Jane Austen of the nursery, " while The Carved Lions (1895) is probably her masterpiece. Her other works include Rosy (1882), Us: An Old Fashioned Story (1885), and The Rectory Children (1889).

Buy The Adventures of Herr Baby (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Mrs Molesworth from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781409923640
ISBN-10: 1409923649
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 16-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Adventures of Herr Baby (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Mrs Molesworth

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Adventures of Herr Baby (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) book by Mrs Molesworth and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Mrs Molesworth

Great-Uncle Hoot-Toot (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Mrs Molesworth
Paperback / softback, September 2009
$24.21
Carrots by Mrs Molesworth
Paperback / softback, June 2009
$24.14
Boys and I (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Mrs Molesworth
Paperback, October 2008
$27.67
Little Miss Peggy by Mrs Molesworth
Paperback / softback, October 2008
$25.94