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Pussy and Doggy Tales - cover

Pussy and Doggy Tales

E. Nesbit

Publisher: Read & Co. Books

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“Pussy and Doggy Tales” is a 1899 collection of short children's stories about the lives and adventures of various cats and dogs. Edith Nesbit (1858 – 1924) was a prolific and popular writer of children's literature, publishing more than 60 such books under the name E. Nesbit. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, which had a significant influence on the Labour Party and British politics in general. This charming children's collection will appeal to animal-loving children and would make for perfect bedtime reading. The tales include: “Too Clever by Half”, “The White Persian”, “A Powerful Friend”, “A Silly Question”, “The Selfish Pussy”, “Meddlesome Pussy”, “Nine Lives”, “Tinker”, “Rats!”, “The Tables Turned”, “A Noble Dog”, “The Dyer's Dog”, “The Vain Setter”, etc. Other notable works by this author include: “The Prophet's Mantle” (1885), “Something Wrong” (1886), and “The Marden Mystery” (1896). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and  expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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