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Little Mary Or, The Picture-Book by Sabina Cecil is a delightful children's book that captures the innocence and imagination of young readers. The story follows Mary, a curious and adventurous girl who embarks on a journey through a magical picture-book.

From the very first page, readers are drawn into a world where pictures come alive, and imagination knows no bounds. The author effortlessly transports us into Mary's vivid dreamscape, where she encounters talking animals, mythical creatures, and exciting adventures.

What sets this book apart is Cecil's exceptional storytelling ability. Her words dance off the page, painting vivid images in the reader's mind. The narrative flows seamlessly, capturing the pure joy and wonder of childhood. The simple yet evocative language will appeal to both young readers and adults alike, making it a wonderful book to read aloud.

The illustrations, also done by Sabina Cecil, are enchanting. Each page bursts with color and life, perfectly complementing the whimsical nature of the story. Children will find themselves being captivated by the beautiful artwork, which helps bring the story to life and encourages their own imagination to soar.

Mary's character is truly endearing, and readers will quickly find themselves rooting for her as she embarks on her magical journey. She embodies the curiosity and fearlessness that often characterize childhood, making her relatable and lovable. Young readers will be inspired to embrace their own imaginations and explore the limitless possibilities of their own picture-books.

Overall, Little Mary Or, The Picture-Book is a charming and heartwarming tale that celebrates the magic of childhood and the power of imagination. Sabina Cecil's exquisite storytelling and captivating illustrations make this a must-read for both children and adults searching for a delightful escape into a world of wonder.

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[Illustration: T Piggot Delin

Evening Setting Sun.

Published Dec. 1^{st} 1800 by John Marshall N^{o} 4 Aldermary Church Yard London ]





London: PRINTED AND SOLD BY JOHN MARSHALL, 140, FLEET STREET, From Aldermary Church Yard , 1823.

Price Sixpence.

It is evening; the sun is setting, and the shepherd, who tends the flocks of little Mary's Papa, is, with his good little dog, driving the sheep to the fold, where they will rest in safety. That is his cottage which stands on the other side of the road.

The tongs stood in the room where Mary oft staid, And the lantern gave light to the hall where she play'd.

The table was placed in the corner quite snug, And the milk for her breakfast was put in the jug.

[Illustration: Tongs. A Hall Lantern.

A Table. A Jug.

Published Feb. 1^{st} 1800 by J. Marshall N^{o} 4 Aldermary Church Yard ]

If you look on the other side of the leaf, you will see the picture of the park that little Mary one day passed through, where she first saw the deer.

[Illustration: TATTON, in Cheshire, the seat of W^{m}... Continue reading book >>

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