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John Newbery and his books : trade and plumb-cake for ever, huzza!

Author: John Rowe Townsend
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An invaluable resource for students and teachers of children's literature, this book covers Newbery's work and achievements as a publisher and bookseller.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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John Newbery and his books.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994
(OCoLC)607705132
Online version:
John Newbery and his books.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622359522
Named Person: John Newbery; John Newbery; John Newbery
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0810829509 9780810829503
OCLC Number: 31045102
Description: xv, 173 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: [ch. 1]. Man of parts / John Rowe Townsend --
[ch. 2]. Jack Whirler / Samuel Johnson --
[ch. 3]. Bookseller of the last century / Charles Welsh --
[ch. 4]. Mr & Mrs Folio at Oxford / George Colman --
[ch. 5]. Mr Newbery's little books: a listing --
[ch. 6]. Tommy Trip and his dog Jouler / John Newbery --
[ch. 7]. Sidelights --
Earlier Newberys --
Reading Mercury --
Newbery books in America --
Inheritors / John Rowe Townsend --
[ch. 8]. Newbery Medal.
Responsibility: edited by John Rowe Townsend.

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