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The Isle of Vegetariana by G. Bedborough

This is one of the earliest vegetarian children’s stories in English that we have discovered. George Bedborough’s thinking is delightful. I particularly love his reflections on militancy. ! Please remember that this story was written more than 100 years ago – just pre-WWI – it is ‘pre-factory farming’ & does not go ‘all the way to vegan’. The ‘non-vegan’ section is highlighted in purple. Mrs Duck and Mrs Cow are pragmatists –…

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