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Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter : portraits of children's writers

Author: Julia Eccleshare; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain); Durham Art Gallery (Durham, England); Hove Museum and Art Gallery.
Publisher: London : National Portrait Gallery, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In over fifty biographies, Julia Eccleshare illuminates the lives of British authors from the last 100 years, exploring their inspirations, influences and ideas. Illustrated throughout with photographs, paintings and drawings, as well as manuscripts and covers, this enthralling book takes readers back to their favourite childhood classics and introduces new authors for further reading."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Exhibition catalogues
Portraits Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eccleshare, Julia.
Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter.
London : National Portrait Gallery, ©2002
(OCoLC)606925660
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Eccleshare; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain); Durham Art Gallery (Durham, England); Hove Museum and Art Gallery.
ISBN: 1855143429 9781855143425
OCLC Number: 49551503
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 15 May - 26 Aug. 2002, Durham Art Gallery, 14 Dec. 2002 - 26 Jan. 2003 and Hove Museum and Art Gallery, 10 April - 10 June 2003.
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: 1900-1920. Beatrix Potter. J. M. Barrie. E. Nesbit. Angela Brazil. Frank Richards. Kenneth Grahame. Frances Hodgson Burnett. Hugh Lofting. Mary Tourtel --
1920 & 1930s. A. A. Milne. Richmal Crompton. Henry Williamson. Arthur Ransome. P. L. Travers. Captain W. E. Johns. Edward Ardizzone. Noel Streatfeild. J. R. R. Tolkien. Kathleen Hale --
1940s & 1950s. Enid Blyton. Diana Ross. The Revd W. V. Awdry. Anthony Buckeridge. C. S. Lewis. Mary Norton. Rosemary Sutcliff. William Mayne. Dodie Smith. Michael Bond. Philippa Pearce --
1960s & 1970s. Roald Dahl. Ted Hughes. Oliver Postgate. Leon Garfield. Richard Adams. Nina Bawden. Josephine, Christine and Diana Pullein-Thompson. Raymond Briggs. Joan Aiken --
1980s & 1990s. J. K. Rowling. Quentin Blake. Michael Rosen. Dick King-Smith. Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Anne Fine. Shirley Hughes. Michael Morpurgo. John Agard and Grace Nichols. Jacqueline Wilson. Malorie Blackman. Philip Pullman. Benjamin Zephaniah. Jamila Gavin.
Responsibility: Julia Eccleshare ; foreword by Anne Fine.

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"In over fifty biographies, Julia Eccleshare illuminates the lives of British authors from the last 100 years, exploring their inspirations, influences and ideas. Illustrated throughout with photographs, paintings and drawings, as well as manuscripts and covers, this enthralling book takes readers back to their favourite childhood classics and introduces new authors for further reading."--BOOK JACKET.

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