The Water Babies. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell (1917)
Book ID: 67377
The Water Babies. Pictured by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Edged by Capt. Edric Vredenburg. London: Tuck,  Pp, 144. A Good copy in decorated cloth covers with gilt designs and illustration.
An abridged edition of Kinsley’s classic tale featuring Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water-baby.
Illustrated with twelve delightful full-page colour plates and many others in black & white by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Mabel Lucie Attwell was a British illustrator known for her drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. She studied at Heatherley’s and Saint Martin’s School of Art before illustrating for magazines and books, including Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan and The Water-Babies.