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Jim, Who ran away from his Nurse, and was eaten by a Lion by Hilaire Belloc

Jim, Who ran away from his Nurse, and was eaten by a Lion by Hilaire Belloc

From Cautionary Tales for Children, a book of verse written by Hilaire Belloc and illustrated by Basil T. Blackwood. Cautionary tales were popular during the Edwardian era, and Belloc’s were considered among the best. Described...

“Child! do not throw this book about” by Hilaire Belloc

“Child! do not throw this book about” by Hilaire Belloc

From the frontispiece of the Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, a book of verse by Hilaire Belloc. On the Gift of a Book to a Child Child! do not throw this book about; Refrain from...