The Water Babies by Charles KingsleyThe story follows Tom in his land-life as a climbing boy for a chimney-sweep and in his after-life as a water-baby, where he gains redemption from selfishness as well as from drudgery. On to his fantasy Kingsley grafts a series of digressions and comic asides, through which he comments on a range of contemporary issues.
Westward Ho! by Charles KingsleyBeginning in the fictional seaport of Bideford Quay in Devon, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Kingsley's monumental novel follows the fortunes of Amyas Leigh, a young man who sets sail on a life of adventure on the high seas. After battling pirates and treasure-hunting in the Caribbean, and setting out to rescue his beloved Rose Salterne, Amyas joins Sir Francis...
Match the pirates to their books.Multiple Choice, played 52 times.
The Elemental Quiz
Fire. Water. Air. Earth. Match the descriptions to the titles which all have one of the four elements in them.Multiple Choice, played 29 times.
Where the Wind Blows
John Steinbeck, Elizabeth Gaskell, John Updike, Charles KingsleyBook to Author, played 31 times.