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The literature of delight : a critical guide to humorous books for children

Author: Kimberly Olson Fakih
Publisher: New Providence, N.J. : R.R. Bowker, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection guide to a wide range of humorous books for children including folk tales, fables, farce, slapstick for various age groups from board books to young adult novels.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Bibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly Olson Fakih
ISBN: 0835230279 9780835230278
OCLC Number: 27640957
Description: ix, 269 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A confederacy of laughers: laughing together --
Cautionary tales: corrective humor --
Blunting the world's rough edges: healing humor --
Bonk! physical humor --
Anthropomorphic fun: mechanical life --
Language that tickles: jokes, riddles, puns, poems --
Instructive humor: "didactic, yet entertaining" --
Text and subtext: parody, wit, irony, spoofs, and send-ups --
" 's not fair!" humor as rebellion --
Fool's play: impostors, rascals, buffoons, and tricksters --
Nothing is sacred: irreverent humor --
Goose bumps and chills: Gothic humor --
Crude humor: mockery, cruelty, vulgarity --
Saturnalia: a madcap world --
Hodgepodge: just plain silly --
Whirlwind fun: giddy uproar and joyous energy --
Comedy without laughter: soft and gentle humor.
Responsibility: Kimberly Olson Fakih.

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A selection guide to a wide range of humorous books for children including folk tales, fables, farce, slapstick for various age groups from board books to young adult novels.

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