This is the story of a remarkable lady. Her little books brought the pure simple gospel to millions of very small children all over the world in the nineteenth century and beyond. Rarely has anyone expressed so clearly and simply the most important truths of life and death. As this biography shows, she became a very gifted communicator with children through a series of fascinating experiences. From her early childhood she was uniquely prepared for her task. Her books were so popular that they helped shape whole generations of young readers.