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William Edward Cule (5 December 1870 – 13 July 1944) was a British author of children's books and several books for adults on Christian themes. [1]

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Aberdare (Aberdâr) is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon.

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Albert R. Thayer

Albert R. Thayer (19 October 1878 - October 1965) was an American painter and etcher.

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As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor.

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Amelia Bauerle

Amalie Mathilde Bauerle (12 November 1873 – 4 March 1916), known as Amelia Bauerle, was a British painter, illustrator and etcher.

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Andrew Melrose

Andrew Melrose (5 February 1860 - 6 November 1928The Times obituary; 7 November 1928) was a British publisher.

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Arthur Twidle

Arthur Twidle (?1865 to 26 April 1936) was an English illustrator and artist best known for his illustrations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes books.

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B. F. Gribble


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Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and that it must be done by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Barmouth (Abermaw (formal); Y Bermo (colloquial)) is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay.

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Bethlehem (بيت لحم "House of Meat", בֵּית לֶחֶם, Modern:, lit. "House of Bread") is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, about 10 kilometers south of Jerusalem.

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BMS World Mission

right BMS World Mission is a Christian missionary society founded by Baptists from England in 1792.

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Brian Hatton

Brian Hatton (12 August 1887 – 23 April 1916) was a British artist.

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Canton, Cardiff

Canton (Treganna) is an inner-city district and community in the west of Cardiff, capital of Wales, lying west of the city's civic centre.

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Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Carey Bonner

Carey Bonner, Rev (1 May 1859 – 16 June 1938) was a Baptist minister who served as the General Secretary of the National Sunday School Union from 1900 until 1929 and as Joint Secretary of the World Sunday School Association.

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Carey Press

The Carey Press was founded in the early 20th century as the commercial publishing arm of the Baptist Missionary Society and was named after the society's founder William Carey (1761–1834).

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The name Casper and the same sounding name Kasper are derived from Gaspar which in turn is from an ancient Chaldean word, "Gizbar", which according to Strong's Concordance means "Treasurer".

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Chambers Harrap

Chambers Harrap Publishers (Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd) is a reference publisher formerly based in Edinburgh, Scotland, which held the property rights of the venerable W.R. Chambers Publishers and its competitor George G. Harrap and Company (founded: 1901).

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Charles Robinson (illustrator)

Charles Robinson (1870–1937) was a prolific British book illustrator.

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Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is a code of conduct associated with the medieval institution of knighthood which developed between 1170 and 1220.

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Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper (Cenerentola, Cendrillon ou La Petite Pantoufle de verre, Aschenputtel), is a European folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression.

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Clevedon is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of North Somerset, which covers part of the ceremonial county of Somerset, England.

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Deacon is a ministry in the Christian Church that is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions.

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Dramatic structure

Dramatic structure (also called Freytag's pyramid) is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film.

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Edgar Alfred Holloway

Edgar Alfred Holloway (1870 – 1941) was an illustrator of children's books.

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Estella Canziani

Estella (Louisa Michaela) Canziani (12 January 1887 – 23 August 1964) was a British portrait and landscape painter, an interior decorator and a travel writer and folklorist.

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Fable is a literary genre: a succinct fictional story, in prose or verse, that features animals, mythical creatures, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature that are anthropomorphized (given human qualities, such as verbal communication) and that illustrates or leads to an interpretation of a moral lesson (a "moral"), which may at the end be added explicitly as a pithy maxim.

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Fairy tale

A fairy tale (pronounced /ˈfeəriˌteɪl/) is a type of short story that typically features European folkloric fantasy characters, such as dwarves, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, mermaids, trolls, or witches, and usually magic or enchantments.

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Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Florence Meyerheim

Florence Meyerheim (October 1873 – c. 1936) was a British illustrator of children's books.

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Frederick Warne & Co

Frederick Warne & Co is a British publisher famous for children's books, particularly those of Beatrix Potter, and for its Observer's Books which have gained a cult following.

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George MacDonald

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

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George Morrow (illustrator)

George Morrow (5 September 1869, in Belfast – 18 January 1955, in Thaxted, Essex) was a cartoonist and book illustrator.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells,.

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Henry van Dyke

Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman.

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Joseph Finnemore

Joseph Finnemore (1860-1939) was born in Birmingham in 1860 and educated at the Birmingham School of Art and in Antwerp under Michel Marie Charles Verlat.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Magi (Latin plural of magus; μάγος magos; Old Persian: maguš, مُغ mogh; English singular magian, mage, magus, magusian, magusaean; Kurdish: manji, Turkish: mecaz) is a term, used since at least the 6th century BCE, to denote followers of Zoroastrianism or Zoroaster.

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Moulton, Northamptonshire

Moulton is a large village in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England.

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New Testament

The New Testament (Koine Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē) is the second major part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament, which is based on the Hebrew Bible.

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Nursery rhyme

A nursery rhyme is a traditional poem or song for young children in Britain and many other countries, but usage only dates from the late 18th/early 19th century and in North America the term Mother Goose Rhymes, introduced in the mid-1700s, is still often used.

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Old Testament

The Old Testament is the first section of the Christian Bible, based primarily upon the Hebrew Bible, a collection of religious writings by ancient Israelites.

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Porthcawl is a town and community on the south coast of Wales in the county borough of Bridgend, west of the capital city, Cardiff and southeast of Swansea.

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Prince Charming

Prince Charming is a stock character who appears in some fairy tales.

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Rosa C. Petherick

Rosa Clementina Petherick (September 1871 – 20 December 1931) was a British book illustrator.

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Ruritania is a fictional country in central Europe which forms the setting for three books by Anthony Hope: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), The Heart of Princess Osra (1896), and Rupert of Hentzau (1898).

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School story

The school story is a fiction genre centering on older pre-adolescent and adolescent school life, at its most popular in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Southend-on-Sea (commonly referred to as just Southend) is a seaside resort town and wider unitary authority area with borough status, in Essex, England, on the north side of the Thames estuary east of central London.

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Sunday school

A Sunday school (also sometimes referred to as a Sabbath school), is a Christian educational institution, usually (but not always) catering to children and other young people.

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The Boy's Own Paper

The Boy's Own Paper was a British story paper aimed at young and teenage boys, published from 1879 to 1967.

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The Pilgrim's Progress

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come; Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan (1628–1688) and published in February, 1678.

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Thorpe Bay

Thorpe Bay is an affluent area within the Borough of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England, situated on the Thames Estuary.

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Watson Charlton

Watson Charlton (1872 - ?) was a British illustrator of children's books.

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Will G. Mein

Will G. (William Gordon) Mein (4 April 1868 - 1939) was a British book illustrator who flourished in the late 19th to early 20th century.

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William Young Fullerton

William Young Fullerton (8 March 1857 – 17 August 1932) was a Baptist preacher, administrator and writer.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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Young England (magazine)

Young England: A Illustrated Magazine for Boys Throughout the English-Speaking World was a British story paper aimed at a similar audience to the Boy's Own Paper, It was published from 1880 until 1937.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._Cule

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