Physical description

Brown small hardcover book with black leaf design and lines on front and back cover. Back cover also has the Publisher initials in a swirled design. Gold lettering of title: The Lost Baby - a Story of a Flood. Black and white illustrations throughout. Researched author as none listed on title page - Emma Leslie c. late 1800.

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Inscriptions & markings

Wandin Yallock Sunday School Presented to Lily Sebire By the Teachers of the above school as a reward for merit. 1 March 1890.


A schoolgirl story about friendship clashes. A baby is accidentally left in a washing basket and is washed away in a flood. All is resolved and the baby is reunited with the family. Strong religious theme.