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الصفحة 307 - It is not often nowadays the privilege of a critic to grow enthusiastic over a new work ; and the rarity of the occasion that calls forth the delight is apt to lead one into the sin of hyperbole. And yet we think we shall not be accused of extravagance when we say that, without exception, "Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances" is the most delightful work avowedly written for children that we have ever read.
الصفحة 311 - Handsomely bound, y. 6d. •We have already characterised some other book as the best cat-and-dog book of the season. We said so because we had not seen the present little book, which is delightful. It is written on an artistic principle, consisting of actual biographies of certain elephants, squirrels, blackbirds, and what not, who lived in the flesh ; and we only wish that human biographies were always as entertaining and instructive.
الصفحة 303 - DAISY'S COMPANIONS; or, Scenes from Child Life. A Story for Little Girls. With 8 Illustrations. 3rd Edit. i6mo. zs. 6d. 'If anybody wants a pretty little present for a pretty (and good) little daughter, or a niece or grand-daughter, we cannot recommend a better or tastier one than
الصفحة 306 - A capital book for a present. No child who is fortunate enough to possess it will be in a hurry to put it down, for it is a book of uncommon fascination. The story is good, the principles inculcated admirable, and some of the illustrations simply delicious.
الصفحة 305 - This volume, contains several tales that are in no other Edition published in this country, and with the above volume it forms the most complete English Edition. Mrs. Alfred Gatty's Presentation Box for Young PEOPLE. Containing
الصفحة 307 - is the most delightful work avowedly written for children that we have ever read. There are passages in this book which the genius of George Eliot would be proud to own It is full of a peculiar, heart-stirring pathos of its own, which culminates in the last pages, when Ida finds that her father is not dead. The book is one that may be recurred to often, and always with the same delight. We predict for it a great popularity.
الصفحة 312 - WONDER WORLD. A Collection of Fairy Tales, Old and New. Translated from the French, German, and Danish. With 4 Coloured Illustrations and numerous Woodcuts by L. RICHTER, OSCAR PLETSCH, and others. Royal i6mo. cloth, gilt edges, 3^. 6d. ' It will delight the children, and has in it a wealth of wisdom that may be of practical service when they have grown into men and women.
الصفحة 306 - Son," by JH Ewing. We will answer for the delight with which they will read it themselves, and we do not doubt that the young and fortunate recipients will also like it. The story is quaint, original, and altogether delightful.
الصفحة 311 - GRIMM'S GAMMER GRETHEL; or, German Fairy Tales and Popular Stories. Translated by EDGAR TAYLOR. Numerous Woodcuts after G. CRUIKSHANK'S designs. Post 8vo.
الصفحة 306 - A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING; or, Some Passages in the Life of an Only Son.

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