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Sherwood, Mary Martha 1775-1851

Overview
Works: 880 works in 4,286 publications in 8 languages and 18,643 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Literature  Poetry  Biography  Domestic fiction  History  Catechisms  Sunday school literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Composer
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The history of little Henry and his bearer by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

171 editions published between 1800 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan, Comp Mark( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Little Henry and his bearer by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

57 editions published between 1820 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady of the manor. Being a series of conversations on the subject of confirmation. Intended for the use of the middle and higher ranks of young females by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

59 editions published between 1823 and 1860 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third volume of Mary Martha Sherwood's The Lady of the Manor. The book was intended to instruct young women on how to lead devout lives
The little woodman and his dog Caesar by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

86 editions published between 1818 and 1974 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale about a young boy who is deserted in the woods by his seven selfish brothers after their father, a woodcutter, dies. The boy survives with the help of Caesar, his dog, and many years later is reunited with his brothers, wood-cutters who have now lost their livelihood. They ask his forgiveness and he charitably makes it possible for them to live and prosper
Brotherly love : shewing that as merely human it may not always be depended upon by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

15 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanty the blacksmith : a tale of other times by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

25 editions published between 1836 and 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanty the Blacksmith, published in 1835, is one of Sherwood's works from her later period
The infant's progress : from the valley of destruction to everlasting glory by afterwards SHERWOOD, Mary Martha BUTT( )

51 editions published between 1821 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherwood's The Infant's Progress is her adaptation of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. In the story, Sherwood uses a child named In-Bred-Sin to represent original sin. In-Bred-Sin tempts children throughout their pilgrimage to Heaven. Allegories like these are common in Sherwood's writings
The flowers of the forest by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

45 editions published between 1828 and 1887 in English and French and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's literature : an anthology, 1801-1902 by Peter Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology of nineteenth-century English-language children's literature from Great Britain, the United States, Australia, and Canada, bringing together over 120 works, including poems, stories and extracts from novels. All texts are introduced with contextualizing headnotes and are organized chronologically; they can also be referenced by theme, genre, author and country
The history of the Fairchild family, or, The child's manual : being a collection of stories calculated to show the importance and effects of a religious education by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

72 editions published between 1818 and 1900 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of a British family whose children, while frequently involved in misbehavior, are taught the error of their ways with strong doses of Christian doctrine
Stories explanatory of the church catechism by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

48 editions published between 1817 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl living in India learns about biblical teachings
Margarita. A novel : In four volumes. By the author of Traditions by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

8 editions published in 1799 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Think before you act by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

19 editions published between 1845 and 1877 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of George Desmond : founded on facts which occurred in the East Indies, and now publ. as a useful caution to young men going out to that country by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

18 editions published between 1821 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an interesting portrayal of the West Indies, nature and growing up, €The History of George Desmond is one of Mary Martha Sherwood's few young adult novels
Jamie Gordon, or, The orphan by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

11 editions published between 1851 and 1860 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Martha Sherwood frequently wrote about orphans in her young adult novels. Jamie Gordon tells the story of the title character, an orphan who has grown up on military bases
History of Emily and her brothers by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

27 editions published between 1818 and 1981 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of three middle-class siblings who, upon coming across a poor family without a bible, endeavour to 'earn' three shillings from their father to purchase one. He sets them the challenge of learning chapters of the bible by heart
Juliana Oakley : a tale by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

36 editions published between 1825 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliana Oakley tells the story of a young woman who, through terribly tragedy and adversity, learns more about herself. The story is told from the perspective of the title character
Roxobel by Mary M Sherwood( )

7 editions published in 1831 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Susan Gray ; as related by a clergyman : designed for the benefit of young women when going to service, &c. by Mary Martha Sherwood( )

44 editions published between 1803 and 1888 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes many quotes from the Bible, Sherwood's€The History of Susan Gray was written for young women in hopes of encouraging them to develop a deeper understanding of Christianity. Sherwood wrote many religious books like this one. These were often based on Biblical truths, but written as fictional accounts
 
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The Oxford book of children's stories
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Children's literature : an anthology, 1801-1902
Alternative Names
Author of Ayah and lady 1775-1851

Author of Frank Beauchamp 1775-1851

Author of Grandma Parker 1775-1851

Author of Henry and his bearer 1775-1851

Author of Lily Douglass 1775-1851

Author of Little Henry and his bearer 1775-1851

Author of Sisterly love 1775-1851

Author of Social tales 1775-1851

Author of The history of the Fairchild family 1775-1851

Author of The stories explanatory of the church catechism 1775-1851

Author of Traditions 1775-1851

Author of Uncle Manners 1775-1851

Ayah and lady, Author of 1775-1851

Butt Mary Martha 1775-1851

Fairchild family, Author of the 1775-1851

Frank Beauchamp, Author of 1775-1851

Grandma Parker, Author of 1775-1851

Henry and his bearer, Author of 1775-1851

Lily Douglass, Author of 1775-1851

Little Henry and his bearer, Author of 1775-1851

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Sisterly love, Author of 1775-1851

Social tales, Author of 1775-1851

Stories explanatory of the church catechism, Author of 1775-1851

Uncle Manners, Author of 1775-1851

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