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Stretton, Hesba 1832-1911

Overview
Works: 492 works in 1,673 publications in 9 languages and 7,538 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Ghost stories  Religious fiction  Christian fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Performer, Photographer, Translator
Classifications: PR5499.S19, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hesba Stretton
Jessica's first prayer ; Little Meg's children ; Alone in London ; Pilgrim Street by Hesba Stretton( Book )

127 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century London, a poor street girl is befriended by the owner of a coffee stall who feeds her once a week and introduces her to God and prayer
Children's literature : the development of criticism by Peter Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This practical guide provides an introduction to English-language children's literature from the eighteenth century to 2000. The book opens with a discussion of the often controversial theory and history of this influential and entertaining subject, and explores the ways in which it can be approached. Children's Literature offers a helpful and inspiring foundation for further study, and will be an essential resource for students from disciplines as varied as literature, history, education and cultural studies, and the general reader."--Jacket
Little Meg's children by Hesba Stretton( Book )

48 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother dies leaving Little Meg to care for her two young brothers in nineteenth-century London, they spend their days asking for God's blessings and trying to find enough food to keep them alive until father returns from sea
Alone in London by Hesba Stretton( Book )

56 editions published between 1869 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aunt Charlotte rose with great dignity form her chair, and was about to address herself vehemently to Tony when Old Oliver interrupted her. "Charlotte," he said. "The boy's a good boy, and he's a help to me. I couldn't send him away. He's one of the Lord's poor little ones ... without a father or mother, and I must do all I can for him ... You mustn't come betwixt me and Tony." But Aunt Charlotte has her words and Tony is alone in London again. What will happen to little Dolly? And if Tony can't be with the good Old Oliver and Dolly, maybe he should go to the other side with Clever Dog Tom. Words can save and words can hurt. Alone in London is a story of redemption of relationships"--Page 2 of cover
Pilgrim street : a story of Manchester life by Hesba Stretton( Book )

36 editions published between 1800 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two poor young brothers struggling to survive in nineteenth-century Manchester, England, begin to see their lives in new perspectives as they learn about God and Jesus Christ
Fern's hollow by Hesba Stretton( Book )

36 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The orphaned Steven Fern supports his sisters and aged grandfather
Bede's charity by Hesba Stretton( Book )

24 editions published between 1872 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted house by Charles Dickens( Book )

10 editions published between 1903 and 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1859, various literary luminaries - including Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins - collaborated on a serialised work concerning events in a most peculiar house. This is their tale ... When our narrator espies a deserted house from his railway carriage, he cannot resist the challenge of taking up residence in a place no one else will inhabit. Local legend has terrified the nearby villagers, who in turn convince his servants to abandon ship. Undaunted, he and his sister invite a group of friends to join them - each of whom is then commissioned to rout out the supernatural from their respective rooms. And come Twelfth Night, they will meet to recount their experiences
Cassy by Hesba Stretton( Book )

25 editions published between 1874 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s England, young Casssie runs away from her abusive stepmother and finds temporary refuge in the forest with the disabled dwarf Simon before seeking her fortune in a cold and indifferent London
Max Krömer : a story of the siege of Strasbourg by Hesba Stretton( Book )

22 editions published between 1871 and 1913 in English and Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durch ein Nadelöhr by Hesba Stretton( Book )

20 editions published between 1878 and 1925 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica's first prayer & Jessica's mother by Hesba Stretton( Book )

15 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century London, a poor street girl is befriended by the owner of a coffee stall who feeds her once a week and introduces her to God and prayer
Cobwebs and cables by Hesba Stretton( Book )

24 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sins are at first like cobwebs, at last like cables."
The sweet story of old : a Sunday book for the little ones by Hesba Stretton( Book )

18 editions published between 1860 and 1885 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of Jesus for little children
The fishers of Derby Haven by Hesba Stretton( Book )

24 editions published between 1866 and 1902 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enoch Roden's training by Hesba Stretton( Book )

23 editions published between 1865 and 1900 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelly's dark days by Hesba Stretton( Book )

11 editions published between 1870 and 1898 in English and Norwegian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought home by Hesba Stretton( Book )

9 editions published between 1875 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The child's life of Christ, or The wonderful life by Hesba Stretton( Book )

12 editions published between 1891 and 1896 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonderful life by Hesba Stretton( Book )

6 editions published between 1874 and 1878 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alone in London, Author of

Alone in London, Author of 1832-1911

Author of Alone in London

Author of Alone in London 1832-1911

Author of Bede’s charity 1832-1911

Author of Bede's charity

Author of Bede's charity 1832-1911

Author of Enoch Roden’s training 1832-1911

Author of Enoch Roden's training.

Author of Enoch Roden's training 1832-1911

Author of Fern's hollow.

Author of Fern's Hollow 1832-1911

Author of Jessica's first prayer.

Author of Jessica's first prayer 1832-1911

Author of Little Meg’s children 1832-1911

Author of Little Meg's children

Author of Little Meg's children 1832-1911

Author of Max Kromer

Author of Max Kromer 1832-1911

Author of Nelly’s dark days 1832-1911

Author of Nelly's dark days.

Author of Nelly's dark days 1832-1911

Author of Pilgrim Street

Author of Pilgrim Street 1832-1911

Author of The children of Cloverly

Author of The children of Cloverly 1832-1911

Author of The children of Lake Huron

Author of The children of Lake Huron 1832-1911

Bede's charity, Author of

Bede's charity, Author of 1832-1911

Children of Cloverly, Author of

Children of Cloverly, Author of 1832-1911

Children of Lake Huron, Author of

Children of Lake Huron, Author of 1832-1911

Enoch Roden's training, Author of

Enoch Roden's training, Author of 1832-1911

Fern's Hollow, Author of

Fern's Hollow, Author of 1832-1911

Hesba Stretton auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Hesba Stretton escritora británica

Hesba Stretton escritora de livros infantojuvenis inglesa

Hesba Stretton schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland (1832-1911)

Hesba Stretton Suurbritannia kirjanik

Jessica's first prayer, Author of

Jessica's first prayer, Author of 1832-1911

Little Meg's children, Author of

Little Meg's children, Author of 1832-1911

Max Kromer, Author of

Max Kromer, Author of 1832-1911

Nelly's dark days, Author of

Nelly's dark days, Author of 1832-1911

Pilgrim Street, Author of

Pilgrim Street, Author of 1832-1911

Smith S. 1832-1911

Smith, Sara, 1832-1911

Smith, Sarah

Smith Sarah 1832-1911

Stretton H. 1832-1911

Stretton, Hesba 1832-1911

Смит С. 1832-1911

Стретон Г. 1832-1911

Стретон, Гесба, 1832-1911

Стреттон Х. 1832-1911

Стреттон, Хесба

Стреттон, Хэсба, 1832-1911

스미스, 사라 1832-1911

스트레톤, 헤스바 1832-1911

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Children's literature : the development of criticismLittle Meg's childrenAlone in LondonThe haunted houseCobwebs and cablesThe life of Hesba Stretton, 1832-1911