Cautionary Tales for Children by Hilaire Belloc

Cautionary Tales for Children

Written by Hilaire Belloc
Illustrated by Basil Temple Blackwood


Cautionary Tales for Children by Hilaire Belloc

About the Author

Hilaire Belloc was born in France and educated at Newman's Oratory School and at Balliol College, Oxford. From 1906 to 1910 he was Liberal MP for Salford and literary editor of the Morning Post. As well as writing books of verse and novels, he also wrote on religious, social and political topics. He was an early 20th Century Anglo-French writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He is most notable for his Roman Catholic faith, which had an impact on most of his writing.

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82 pages


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Benediction Classics

Publication date

12th November 2012



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