Louisa May Alcott was a 19th century American novelist. Her novels Little Women and Jo's Boys are her best-known works. Alcott became a strong feminist and abolitionist. In 1862-63 she worked as a nurse in the Union Hospital in Georgetown D C. Flower Fables contains the following stories. The frost king; or, the power of love, Eva's visit to Fairy-Land, Lily-Bell and Thistledown, Little Bud, Little Annie's dream; or, the fairy flower, Ripple, the water-spirit, The Rose family What the Bells saw and said, Shadow-children, What the swallows did, Little Gulliver, The whale's story, A strange island, Fancy's friend, Madam Cluck, and her family, A curious call, Fairy pinafores, The moss people, What Fanny heard, A marine merry-making, The autobiography of an omnibus, Rosa's tale, What becomes of the pins, The dolls' journey from Minnesota to Maine, A Christmas dream, and how it came true, The candy country, The skipping shoes, Cockyloo, Rosy's journey, The fairy box, The three frogs, Sunshine, and her brothers and sisters, The fairy spring, Queen Aster, Mermaids, The flower's story, The silver party.