It was written as part satire in support of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species. The book was extremely popular in England, and was a mainstay of British children's literature for many decades.
Charles Kingsley (June 12 1819 - January 23 1875)
The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby is a children's novel. Written in 1862–63 as a serial for Macmillan's Magazine, it was first published in its entirety in 1863.
Genre(s): Action & Adventure
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