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R. M. Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer. Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. In 1848 he published his first book, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in the Wilds of North America. For some time he was employed by Messrs Constable, the publishers, but in 1856 he gave up business for the ...more
Paperback, Illustrated Edition, 48 pages
Published September 14th 2007 by Dodo Press (first published 1873)
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A charming and delightful childrens story that shows the other side of R.M. Ballantyne. He truly did have a wonderful and enthralling imagination for all types of stories. This tale is almost like a Beatrix Potter type of work. Ballantyne illustrated this as well. He drew and painted quite well.
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R. M. Ballantyne was a Scottish writer of juvenile fiction.

Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and where he served for six years with the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: orLife in the Wilds of North America. For
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