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Historical dictionary of children's literature

Author: Emer O'Sullivan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Series: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts, no. 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Children's literature comes from a number of different sources-folklore (folk- and fairy tales), books originally for adults and subsequently adapted for children, and material authored specifically for them-and its audience ranges from infants through middle graders to young adults (readers from about 12 to 18 years old). Its forms include picture books, pop-up books, anthologies, novels, merchandising  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emer O'Sullivan
ISBN: 9780810860803 0810860805 9780810874961 0810874962
OCLC Number: 640510783
Description: xxix, 341 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff --
Acknowledgments --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Chronology --
Introduction --
Dictionary --
Appendix: Major children's' literature awards and their recipients --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts, no. 46.
Responsibility: Emer O'Sullivan.

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The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced  Read more...

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For this entry in the publisher's Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts series, author O'Sullivan has written more than 500 entries for authors and genres as well as a few other topics, Read more...

 
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