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The Imp and the Elf and the Ogre

 

Background to The Imp and the Elf and the Ogre

The Imp and the Elf and the Ogre is a reproduction in one volume of Ransome’s three nature books for children, originally published in 1906 as The Child’s Book of the Seasons, Pond and Stream and The Things in our Garden.

Synopsis

The republished single volume contains all whole of The Child’s Book of the Seasons and The Things in our Garden, and the first four chapters of Pond and Stream. Ransome approached his subject via three fictional characters, the “Imp” and the “Elf” (a young boy and girl) and the “Ogre” (a benevolent adult).

First publication

Published by James Nisbet and Co, Ltd, November 1910.

Availability

  • Out of Print


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