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Who were they really? : the true stories behind famous characters

Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a heavily illustrated, scrapbook format, readers will learn about the real-life people behind the beloved book characters they've come to know. From Christopher Robin and Peter Rabbit to Peter Pan's Lost Boys and Alice in Wonderland, award-winning author Susan Beth Pfeffer explores the real lives of the real people who inspired the creation of literature's greatest characters. There are even a few surprises about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-
Who were they really?.
Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98047826
(OCoLC)40230491
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Beth Pfeffer
ISBN: 0585248087 9780585248080
OCLC Number: 44953888
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Alice in Wonderland --
Peter Pan --
Little women --
The little mermaid --
Mother Goose --
Betsy-Tacy --
Misty of Chincoteague --
Christopher Robin --
Winnie the Pooh --
Peter Rabbit --
Paddington Bear --
Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Responsibility: Susan Beth Pfeffer.
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In a heavily illustrated, scrapbook format, readers will learn about the real-life people behind the beloved book characters they've come to know. From Christopher Robin and Peter Rabbit to Peter Pan's Lost Boys and Alice in Wonderland, award-winning author Susan Beth Pfeffer explores the real lives of the real people who inspired the creation of literature's greatest characters. There are even a few surprises about Mother Goose!

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