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Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley - Book

Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley

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Madam How and Lady Why is a classic living book on earth science. In a series of easy conversations children learn about earthquakes, volcanoes, coral reefs etc.

Paperbound, 5.5 x 8.5, 238 pages, AO4-5.


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Charles Kingsley's Madam How and Lady Why was first published in 1869, and it remains a classic living book on earth science. Presented as a series of easy conversations dealing with natural phenomenon like earthquakes, volcanoes, coral reefs etc, it gives readers a basic understanding of geologic and earth knowledge.

This beautiful Australian edition is presented complete and unabridged, including all of the intricate illustrations featured in the original publication.

 

Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875) was a British clergyman and chaplain to Queen Victoria, as well as a professor, historian, and novelist who advocated for the working poor. In addition to Madam How and Lady Why, he is known for novels such as Westward Ho! and Water Babies.