Edited by Elizabeth Eger and Clíona ÓGallchoir
Selected short fiction
Introductory Note; `Preface¿, `Lazy Lawrence¿, `Waste Not, Want Not¿, `Forgive and Forget¿, `Simple Susan¿, `The Mimic¿, `The Orphans¿, `The Basket Woman¿, `The White Pigeon¿, The Parent¿s Assistant (1800); `Forester¿, `Angelina¿, Moral Tales for Young People (1801); Endnotes; Textual Variants
These are Edgeworth¿s non pedagogical tales for children. They are pioneering evocations of the world of the child, as seen thought the eyes of children themselves.