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The Continuum encyclopedia of children's literature

Author: Bernice E Cullinan; Diane Goetz Person
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2001.
Series: A Giniger book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With 1,200 biographical-critical entries and nearly 100 topical articles all written by experts in the field, The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature is the most complete and up-to-date single-volume reference source on the subject. The work covers 150 years of children's literature in many cultures: The United States, Great Britain, Canada, continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and Asia.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographisches Nachschlagewerk
Bio-bibliography
Encyclopedias
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Continuum encyclopedia of children's literature.
New York : Continuum, 2001
(OCoLC)607142544
Named Person: Wörterbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice E Cullinan; Diane Goetz Person
ISBN: 0826412718 9780826412713
OCLC Number: 44633006
Notes: "A Giniger book."
Description: xviii, 861 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Adventure stories --
African American literature --
African literature --
American Library Association --
American literature before 1900 --
American literature, 1900-1945 --
American literature, 1945-60 --
American literature: contemporary --
Animal stories --
Asian and Asian American literature --
Australian literature --
Awards --
Awards: publishing trends --
Bible in children's literature --
Biography --
Book clubs for children --
Book clubs for teachers --
Book design --
Books as film --
Books for the very young --
British literature --
Caldecott medal --
Canadian literature --
Caribbean literature --
Carnegie medal --
Censorship --
Chapter books for beginning readers --
Children's Book Council --
Classic novels --
Comic books and graphic novels --
Critical theorists --
Crossovers: children's books for adult readers --
Death and dying in children's literature --
De Grummond reference collection --
Disabled in children's and young adult literature --
Disney, entertainment and publishing --Drama --
Easy-to-read books --
Editors of note --
Fairy tales --
Family stories --
Fantasy --
Fine arts --
Folklore --
High interest-easy reading book series --
Holocaust --
How-to books --
Humor --
Illustration --
Indian (East) literature --
Informational books --
Informational books, an author's point of view --
International board on books for young people --
International literature --
International Reading Association --
Internet resources for children --
Kate Greenway medal --
Kerlan collection --
Coretta Scott King awards --
Latina/o literature --
Librarians and publishing --
Librarians and storytelling --
Libraries and children's reading programs --
Magazines and periodicals --
Middle-grade stories --
Miniature books --
Mother goose --
Movable books (pop-up books) --
Multicultural literature --
Music and children's literature --
Mystery and detective stories --
Mythology and legend --
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) --
Native American literature --
Newbery medal --
New Zealand literature --
Orbis Pictus award --
Picture books --
Picture books for older readers --
Poetry in children's literature --
Professors of children's literature --
Publishers and book publishing in the United States --
Publishers, independent --
Reading Rainbow and children's literature on television --
Realistic fiction --
Research on children's literature --
Review journals --
School stories --
Science fiction --
Series books --
Society of children's book writers and illustrators --
Sports stories --
Storyographies: picture-book biographies --
Storytelling --
Storytelling: a professional point of view --
Survival stories --
Technology and communication --
Translation --
Visual literacy --
Young adult literature.
Series Title: A Giniger book.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of children's literature
Responsibility: Bernice E. Cullinan and Diane G. Person, editors.

Abstract:

A listing of approximately 1100 authors and illustrators who have made a significant or historic contribution to children's literature. The main focus is on authors who have written in English (both  Read more...

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