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Water Babies, The

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWater Babies, TheThe Water BabiesˈWater ˌBabies, The  (1863) a book for children by Charles Kingsley about a young boy called Tom, who is a chimney-sweep (=someone who cleans chimneys). Tom falls into a river and magically changes into a ‘water baby’, and he learns all about good and evil from the good and evil creatures under the water.
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