16 JUNE 1866, Page 23

Domestic Pictures and Tales. By Mrs. Alfred Getty. (Bell and

Daldy.)—There fen° one at the present day who writes more charming' stories for ohildran than Mrs. Getty. The present-pleasant little volume contains eight in her best style, and the only criticism that we have to- make is that the illustrations do not seem to us quite ;up to the mark foe- such excelleat subject-matter.