The Water Babies was written by Charles Kingsley for his youngest son in 1863. His classic tale of redemption, provides a moral theme for treating others as you would wish to be treated yourself.

Zena Holloway's dream-like images inspired by The Water Babies, overlaid with illustrations by Heidi Taylor, recreate an enchanted retelling of Charles Kingsley's classic tale. A fairy tale about the underwater adventures of Tom, a young chimney sweep, who falls into a river after encountering an upper-class girl named Ellie. Tom transforms into a 'Water baby' and embarks on an epic journey, guided along the way by bizarre underwater creatures and the fairies - Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby and Mrs Bedonebyasyoudid.

The Water Babies; A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby - to order a hardback book, signed by Zena Holloway please contact us.

RRP £25 plus postage.