Cautionary Tales for Children

Author(s): Hilaire Belloc

Kid's Classics

Highlights humorous accounts of the consequences of bad behavior and general misconduct, including the tales of Jim, "who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion," and Matilda, "who told lies and was burned to death.".


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"Invaluable to Gorey-ites."--"The New York Review of Books"
"A marvelously entertaining volume . . . I came down on these pages like a wolf on the flock, and devoured them in an afternoon."--"The Washington Post Book World"
"A master of a genre of graphic storytelling and a brilliant draftsman."--"The New York Times Book Review"
"A man of enormous erudition . . . An artist and writer of genius."--"The New Yorker"
"An American original . . . One of this century's foremost eccentric geniuses."--"Print Magazine"


General Fields

  • : 9780151007158
  • : Harcourt Brace International
  • : Harcourt Brace International
  • : 241mm X 185mm X 11mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 72
  • : 2-Dec
  • : Hardback
  • : Hilaire Belloc