Jessica’s First Prayer and Froggy’s Little Brother are exemplars of the ‘street arab’ story, a genre that flourished in Victorian Britain in response to child poverty and destitution. This critical edition features the original texts of the first editions, and examines the stories through a critical lens and in their historical context.
An amazing vintage children book, is undated but other similar edition is place in the 1890’s. Some advertising of books at the end also placed it around the same time. . With 20 illustrations by Gordon Browne.