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October 8, 2017 | History

The water-babies: a fairy tale for a land-baby 158 editions

Cover of: The water-babies by Charles Kingsley
About the Book

The story follows Tom in his land-life as a climbing boy for a chimney-sweep and in his after-life as a water-baby, where he gains redemption from selfishness as well as from drudgery. On to his fantasy Kingsley grafts a series of digressions and comic asides, through which he comments on a range of contemporary issues.

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158 editions First published in 1863

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Publish date unknown, Blackie
The water-babies
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Publish date unknown, Chapman and Hall
The water-babies
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Publish date unknown, A.L. Burt
The water-babies
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Publish date unknown, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
The water-babies
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Publish date unknown, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
The water-babies
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Publish date unknown, Books for the Bairns Office
The water-babies
in English - Abridged
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Publish date unknown, Ward, Lock & Co
Water Babies.
in English
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Publish date unknown, Peter Haddock Ltd
The Water Babies (Priory Classics)
Hardcover
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Publish date unknown, Books for the Bairns Office
The water-babies
in English - Abridged
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Publish date unknown, Longman
The water-babies
in English
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Publish date unknown, Collins
The water babies
in English
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Publish date unknown, Ward Lock
The water-babies
in English
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1863, Classic Books
The Water-Babies
Library Binding
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1863, Macmillan
The water-babies
Microform in English
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1863, Cambridge, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1863, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1864, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - 2d ed.
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1878, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New edition.
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1879, Macmillan and Co.
The water-babies
in English - New ed.
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1882, Macmillan and Co.
The water-babies
in English - New ed.
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1884, Ginn, Heath & Co.
The water babies
in English
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1885, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New ed., with one hundred illus. by Linley Sambourne.
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1885, Macmillan and co.
The water-babies
- New ed., with one hundred illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
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1885, Macmillan and Co.
The water babies
in English - New edition.
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1886, Macmillan
The water babies
in English - New ed.
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1886, Macmillan
The Water-babies
in English - New ed. / with one hundred illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
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1886, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New edition, with one hundred illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
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1886, Macmillan and Co.
The water-babies
in English - New ed., with 100 ill. by Linley Sambourne.
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1889, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - 4th ed / with one hundred illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
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1889, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - 4th ed.
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1890, Lovell, Coryell
The water babies
in English
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1890, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New ed.
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1891, F.A. Stokes company
The water-babies
in English - Vignette ed. With one hundred new illustrations by Frederick C. Gordon.
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1891, Macmillan
The water babies
in English
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1892, Macmillan
Water-babies
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1894, Macmillan & Co.
The water-babies
- New ed.
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1894, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New ed
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1894, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - New ed
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1895, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English - Pocket ed.
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1898, Maynard, Merrill, & co.
The water-babies
in English
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1899, H. Altemus
The water-babies
in English
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1904, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1905, Saalfield Pub. Co.
The water-babies
in English
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1907, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1908, Headley Brothers
The water-babies
in English
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1908, E. Nister, E.P. Dutton
The water-babies
in English
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1908, J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton
The water-babies
in English
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1908, J. M. Dent, E. P. Dutton
The water-babies
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1908, E. Nister, E.P. Dutton
The water-babies
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1908, J.M. Dent & Co, E.P. Dutton & Co
The water-babies
in English
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1908, The Baker & Taylor Co.
The water-babies.
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1909, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1909, Macmillan & Co.
The water-babies
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1910, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies
in English
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1910, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies
in English
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1910, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies
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1910, Macmillan
The water-babies
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1910, Macmillan
The water-babies
in English
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1910, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies
in English
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1912, Rand, McNally & company
The water-babies
in English
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1914, D.C. Heath & Company
The water-babies
in English
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1915, Houghton Mifflin Company
The water-babies
in English
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1915, Constable
The water-babies
in English
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1915, Constable
The water-babies
in English
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1916, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed.
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1916, Ginn
The water babies
in English
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1916, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies
in English
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1916, Dodd, Mead & Co.
The Water-Babies
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1916, Dodd, Mead
The water-babies.
in English
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1916, The Macmillan company, Macmillan and co., limited
The water-babies
in English
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1916, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed
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1916, Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed
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1917, J.B. Lippincott Company
The water babies
in English
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1920, Milford
The water babies
in English
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1920, Ward Lock
The water-babies
in English
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1920, G. W. Jacobs and company
The water babies
in English
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1922, Macmillan and Co.
The water-babies
in English
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1925, T.C. & E.C. Jack
The water babies
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1927, Macmillan and Co., Limited
The water-babies
in English
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1927, Macmillan
The water-babies
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1927, Macmillan and Co., Limited
The water-babies
in English
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1927, J.M. Dent
The water-babies
in English
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1930, Winston
The water babies
in English
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1930, John C. Winston
The water babies
in English
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1937, Garden City publishing co., inc.
The water-babies
in English
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1940, Ward, Locke & Co., Ltd.
The water-babies
in English
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1946, The Hyperion Press and Duell, Sloan and Pearce
The water-babies
in English
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1948, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press
The water-babies
in English
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1948, Oxford University Press
The water-babies
in English
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1949, Dent, E. P. Dutton
The water babies
in English
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1950, French
The Water babies
in English
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1950, French
The water-babies
in English
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1957, Dent, Dutton
The water-babies
in English
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1957, Dent, Dutton
The water-babies
in English
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1957, Dent; Dutton
The water-babies
in English
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1957, Dent
The Water Babies
in English
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1959, Blackie
The water-babies.
in English
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1961, F. Watts
The water babies.
in English
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1966, University Microfilms
The water-babies.
in English
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1966, Nelson
The water babies
in English
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1966, University Microfilms
The water-babies
in English
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December 1973, Pan Books Ltd
Water Babies
Paperback - Abridged Ed edition
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1975, Constable
The water-babies
in English
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1976, Dent (etc.)
The water-babies
in English
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1976, Garland Pub.
The water-babies
in English
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1977, Hart Pub. Co.
The water-babies
in English
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March 1979, Rutledge Pr
The Water Babies
Hardcover
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1980, Dean
The water-babies
in English
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February 15, 1980, Paper Tiger / A Dragon's World Ltd
The Water Babies
Hardcover in English - Abridged Ed edition
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October 1, 1981, Hodder Children's Books
Water Babies
Hardcover
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January 1983, J M Dent & Sons Ltd
Water-Babies
Hardcover in English
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June 1983, South Asia Books
Water Babies
Hardcover in English
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1983, Purnell
The water-babies
in English
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August 1983, Caedmon Audio Cassette
The Water Babies
Audio Cassette
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1984, Puffin Books
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed.
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1984, Chancellor
The water-babies
in English
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1984, Chancellor Press
The water-babies
in English - New edition, with one hundred illustrations by Linley Sambourne.
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1985, Puffin
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed.
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1986, Children's Classics, Distributed by Crown Publishers
The water babies
in English
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April 1, 1986, Puffin
The Water Babies
in English
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1986, Hamlyn
The water babies
in English
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November 1987, Samuel French Ltd
The Water Babies (Acting Edition)
Paperback
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1988, Magnet
The water-babies.
in English - Abridged ed.
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1989, Mammoth
The water-babies.
in English - Abridged ed.
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January 1989, White Rose Press
Waterbabies
Hardcover in English
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January 1991, Audio Book Contractors
The Water Babies
Audio Cassette in English
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1994, Parragon
The water-babies
in English - Abridged ed.
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January 20, 1994, Hodder Children's Books
The Water Babies
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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1994, Puffin Books
The water-babies
in English - 1994 ed.
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1994, Longmeadow Press
The water-babies
in English - 1st Longmeadow Press ed.
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1995, Oxford University Press
The water-babies
in English
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July 1, 1995, Puffin
The Water Babies
in English
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October 31, 1996, Hodder Wayland
The Water Babies (Gift Books)
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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1997, Morrow
The water-babies
in English
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November 1998, Blackstone Audiobooks
The Water Babies
Audio cassette in English
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March 12, 1998, Penguin Children's Audiobooks
The Water Babies (Puffin Classics)
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January 1999, Buccaneer Books
The Water Babies
Hardcover in English
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December 1999, NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
The Water Babies
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: Water Babies (Gift Books)
September 30, 1999, Hodder Wayland
Water Babies (Gift Books)
Paperback - New Ed edition
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October 2001, Tandem Library
The Water-Babies (Puffin Classics)
in English
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August 21, 2003, Adamant Media Corporation
The Water-Babies
Paperback in English
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January 2003, Tandem Library
Water-Babies
Hardcover in English
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March 19, 2004, Kessinger Publishing, LLC
The Water Babies
Paperback in English
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June 16, 2006, Dover Publications
The Water Babies
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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December 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Water Babies [EasyRead Large Edition]
Paperback in English
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December 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Water Babies [EasyRead Comfort Edition]
Paperback in English
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December 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Water Babies [EasyRead Edition]
Paperback in English
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December 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Water Babies (Large Print)
Paperback in English
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August 7, 2006, Echo Library
The Water Babies
Paperback in English - Lrg edition (Large print edition)
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Water-Babies
Paperback in English
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Water-Babies (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English
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May 11, 2007, Dodo Press
The Water Babies (Dodo Press)
Paperback in English
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August 1, 2007, 1st World Library - Literary Society
The Water-Babies
Paperback in English
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June 15, 2007, 1st World Library - Literary Society
The Water-Babies
Hardcover in English
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2008, Penguin Books
The water-babies
in English
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2008, Broadview Press
The water-babies
in English
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2010, Penguin Group UK
The Water Babies
Electronic resource in English

History Created December 9, 2009 · 32 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

October 8, 2017 Edited by Nathaniel Chanticleer this is not fantasy, just children's fiction/fairy tale
August 7, 2017 Edited by Mek adding subjects: Open Library Staff Picks
September 21, 2014 Edited by Rachel M McDermott Edited without comment.
November 28, 2012 Edited by AnandBot Fixed spam edits.
December 9, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page