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The Man with the Pan Pipes

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Title:The Man with the Pan Pipes
Author:
Molesworth, Mary Louisa  Writing under the pseudonym: Molesworth, Mrs.   
(7 of 11 for author by title)
Nurse Heatherdale's Story
Four Ghost Stories
Illustrator:
Morgan, Walter Jenks   
(1 of 2 for author by title)
The Thirteen Little Black Pigs and other Stories
Published:   1892
Publisher:Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Tags:children, fiction, short stories
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Pages:57 Info

Author Bio for Molesworth, Mary Louisa

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Mary Louisa Molesworth, née Stewart (29 May 1839 – 20 January 1921) was an English writer of children's stories who wrote for children under the name of Mrs Molesworth. Her first novels, for adult readers, Lover and Husband (1869) to Cicely (1874), appeared under the pseudonym of Ennis Graham. Her name occasionally appears in print as M. L. S. Molesworth.

Mrs Molesworth is best known as a writer of books for the young, such as Tell Me a Story (1875), Carrots (1876), The Cuckoo Clock (1877), The Tapestry Room (1879), and A Christmas Child (1880). She has been called "the Jane Austen of the nursery," while The Carved Lions (1895) "is probably her masterpiece."

Typical of the time, her young child characters often use a lisping style, and words may be misspelt to represent children's speech—"jography" for geography, for instance.

She took an interest in supernatural fiction. In 1888, she published a collection of supernatural tales under the title Four Ghost Stories, and in 1896 a similar collection of six tales under the title Uncanny Tales. In addition to those, her volume Studies and Stories includes a ghost story entitled "Old Gervais" and her Summer Stories for Boys and Girls includes "Not exactly a ghost story."--Wikipedia.

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