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Little Meg's Children

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Hesba Stretton (1832-1911) was the nom de plume of Sarah Smith, an English author of children's literature. The name Hesba came from the initials of her siblings. She was the daughter of a bookseller from Wellington, Shropshire, but around 1867 she moved south and lived at Snaresbrook and Loughton near Epping Forest and at Ham, near Richmond, Surrey. Her moral tales and se

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hardcover, 144 pages
Published 1970 by Johnson Reprint Corp. (first published 1868)
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Amy Griffith
Good short book but very, very sad.
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
These Victorian Christian children's novels were designed to wring every last tear of sympathy out of the reader, and also served as a warning to walk the straight and narrow and endure life's hardships. I love it!
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This is not my edition. Mine is an antique clothbound published by the American Tract Society, n.d. Unfortunately, it's falling apart.
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Hesba Stretton (1832-1911) was the nom de plume of Sarah Smith, an English author of children's literature. The name Hesba came from the initials of her siblings. She was the daughter of a bookseller from Wellington, Shropshire, but around 1867 she moved south and lived at Snaresbrook and Loughton near Epping Forest and at Ham, near Richmond, Surrey. Her moral tales and semi-religious stories, chi ...more
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