Charles Kingsley’s Madam How and Lady Why was first published in 1869, and it remains a classic living book on earth science. Presented as a series of easy conversations dealing with natural phenomenon like earthquakes, volcanoes, coral reefs etc, it gives readers a basic understanding of geologic and earth knowledge.
This beautiful Australian edition is presented complete and unabridged, including all of the intricate illustrations featured in the original publication.
Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875) was a British clergyman and chaplain to Queen Victoria, as well as a professor, historian, and novelist who advocated for the working poor. In addition to Madam How and Lady Why, he is known for novels such as Westward Ho! and Water Babies.