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Myth, magic and mystery : one hundred years of American children's book illustration

Author: Michael Patrick Hearn; Trinkett Clark; Henry Nichols Blake Clark
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers ; [Norfolk, Va.] : in cooperation with the Chrysler Museum of Art, ©1996.
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This volume is a comprehensive survey of American children's book illustration, from the turn of the century to the present. It contains a collection of works of well-known children's book illustrators such as N.C. Wyeth, Chris Van Allsburg, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, Tomi Ungerer, and others. Essays explore four major themes -- alphabets and nursery rhymes; myths, fables, and fairy tales; stories for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Myth, magic and mystery.
Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers ; [Norfolk, Va.] : in cooperation with the Chrysler Museum of Art, c1996
(OCoLC)676721541
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Patrick Hearn; Trinkett Clark; Henry Nichols Blake Clark
ISBN: 1570980799 9781570980794 1570980802 9781570980800
OCLC Number: 35328283
Description: xii, 242 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Discover, explore, enjoy / Michael Patrick Hearn --
And the dish ran away with the spoon : a first look at the world of words, from Mother Goose to Dr. Seuss / Trinkett Clark --
Here and now, then and there : stories for young readers / H. Nichols B. Clark --
High adventure and fantasy : art for all ages / H. Nichols B. Clark --
Happily ever after... : fairy tales, fables, and myths / H. Nichols B. Clark.
Responsibility: introductory essay by Michael Patrick Hearn ; essays by Trinkett Clark and H. Nichols B. Clark.

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This volume is a comprehensive survey of American children's book illustration, from the turn of the century to the present. It contains a collection of works of well-known children's book illustrators such as N.C. Wyeth, Chris Van Allsburg, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, Tomi Ungerer, and others. Essays explore four major themes -- alphabets and nursery rhymes; myths, fables, and fairy tales; stories for young listeners and readers; and adolescent adventures and mysteries -- through the works of yesterday's masters.

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