'It had been a good day; lessons had been easier than usual, and teacher had read them a story of some naughty little boys who had thrown a dog into the water and aimed stones at it, and about a good little boy who had saved its life; and of how the dog had loved him ever after."
Thus begins "The Dog-Dream," one of the 10 stories in this poignant and sometimes bittersweet collection of tales about the tragedies of childhood.
Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit.
She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of children's literature. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society. Author of 'The Railway Children.'
Category Literature, Novels & Short Stories