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The thorny paradise : writers on writing for children

Author: Edward Blishen
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. : Penguin Books, 1975.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Blishen
ISBN: 0722654634 9780722654637
OCLC Number: 2040113
Notes: Kestrel Books.
Description: 175 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The revolution in children's literature / Geoffrey Trease --
Why write? Why write for children? / Catherine Storr --
On firm ground / John Gordon --
A free gift / Joan Aiken --
Children? What children? / C. Walter Hodges --
Seeing green / Jill Paton Walsh --
The imprisoned child / Nina Bawden --
Thoughts on being and writing / Russell Hoban --
Mrs. Hookaneye and I / Jane Gardam --
Bookmaker and punter / Leon Garfield --
This fear of dragons / Ursula Le Guin --
Lost summer / Rosemary Sutcliff --
Poetry mosaic: some reflections on writing verse for children / Ian Serraillier --
Discovering the pattern / Penelope Farmer --
Ancient and modern and incorrigibly plural / Helen Cresswell --
One thumping lie only / Nicholas Fisk --
On not writing a proper book / K.M. Peyton --
The last lord of Redhouse Castle / Mollie Hunter --
Writing a book: A dog so small / Philippa Pearce --
Writing a book: Goodnight, Prof, Love / John Rowe Townsend --
The thorny paradise / Barbara Willard --
Some ingredients of Watership down / Richard Adams.
Other Titles: Writers on writing for children
Responsibility: edited by Edward Blishen.

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