In the present volume will be found twenty stories from early writers for children, the period being roughly 1790 to 1830, with three later and more sophisticated efforts added.
Dicky Random; or, Good-Nature is nothing without Good Conduct; Anon.
The Months; Anon.
Jemima Placid; or, The Advantage of Good-Nature; Anon.
Two Trials: I. Sally Delia; Anon. 48 II. Harry Lenox; Anon.
Prince Life; by G. P. R. James
The Farm-Yard Journal; by the Aikins
The Fruits of Disobedience; or, The Kidnapped Child; Anon.
The Rose's Breakfast; Anon.
The Three Cakes; by Armand Berquin
Scourhill's Adventures; Anon.
The Journal; by Priscilla Wakefield
Ellen and George; or, The Game at Cricket; by A. C. Mant
Waste Not, Want Not; or, Two Strings to Your Bow; by Maria Edgeworth
The Bunch of Cherries; Anon.
The Fugitive; by Miss Pearson
The Butcher's Tournament; by Peter Parley
Malleville's Night of Adventure; by Jacob Abbott
The Life and Adventures of Lady Anne; Anon.
Captain Murderer; by Charles Dickens