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- DescriptionJessica'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.
- Author BiographyElizabeth Thiel is Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Roehampton University, UK. She is an authority on Victorian evangelical writing, and is the author of The Fantasy of Family: Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature and the Myth of the Domestic Ideal, and has co-edited a number of collections on children's literature.
- Author(s)''Brenda'',Hesba Stretton
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication21/08/2013
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleClassics of Children's Literature
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note224 p.
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Edited byLiz Thiel
- Edition StatementCritical edition
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