The Water-babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-baby (Google eBook)
The water-babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - raizel - LibraryThing
On the one hand, I don't approve of abridged books; on the other hand, the much of the moralizing was left out, and even so, I thought there was too much. But there are some clever bits and he ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitreidtan - LibraryThing
This Victorian children's morality tale is one that I've not heard many other people mention and that is a shame. It is more sophisticated than many elementary school-aged books written now and yet ... Read full review