Little Black Sambo, Hardback
5 out of 5 (1 rating)


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 62 pages, Col.ill.
  • Publisher: Ragged Bears
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9781857141269



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Helen Bannerman, the author of this book, was born in Edinburg in 1862 and married a doctor in the Indian Medical Service. "Little Black Sambo" was written and drawn by her in 1898 to console her two daughters who who were sent away to a hill station to escape the worst of the heat while their parents remained in Madras. Seeing its great success with the children. Seeing its great success with the children, a friend took the book to England where it was first published by Grant Richards in London 1899.