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Children's: criticism, biographies From C L Hawley


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Children`s Literature : Volume 16 Annual of the Modern Language  Association Division on Children's Literature Association
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Children`s Literature : Volume 16 Annual of the Modern Language Association Division on Children's Literature Association

By Butler, Francelia (editor).

New Haven: Yale University Press,. Paperback. 225pp. 11 articles plus a number of books reviews. Includes 5 articles on Kenneth Graham and The Wind in the Willows. Other writers discussed include Randall Jarrell, Beatrix Potter, Frances Hodgson Burnett and Lewis Carroll. Small number of black and white integral illustrations. Near fine copy. . Paperback. 1988.

$5.09

Children's Literature : Volume 16 Annual of the Modern Language  Association Division on Children's Literature Association
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Children's Literature : Volume 16 Annual of the Modern Language Association Division on Children's Literature Association

By Butler, Francelia (editor).

New Haven: Yale University Press,. Paperback. 225pp. 11 articles plus a number of books reviews. Includes 5 articles on Kenneth Graham and The Wind in the Willows. Other writers discussed include Randall Jarrell, Beatrix Potter, Frances Hodgson Burnett and Lewis Carroll. Small number of black and white integral illustrations. Near fine copy. . Paperback. 1988.

$5.09

Three Centuries of Children's Books in Europe

By Hürlimann, Bettina

London: OUP,. Hardback. 297 pp. Classic survey of children's books drawing heavily on the author's own experience with her personal collection. Covers nursery rhymes, fairy tales, nonsense, fantasy and reality, cowboys and Indians, photography, politics, picture-books, and children's books by men of letters. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson. Bibliography and Index. Twenty eight black and white plates and a small number of illustrations. Green cloth with silver titles. Remains of tape to endpaper hidden by dw flap. Ex-library copy but only mark is one stamp to endpaper. Very clean and bright dw. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1967.

$22.92

The Story of Louisa Alcott
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The Story of Louisa Alcott

By Meigs, Corneila

London: Harrap,. Hardback. 223pp. Biography of the children's novelist Louisa May Alcott who wrote stories of the four March sisters in Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, and Jo's Boys. Black and white frontis. of Louisa Alcott from c.1862 daguerreotype; sixteen illustrations. Indexed. Cloth is rubbed and there is some edge wear. There is an old fashioned Boots sticker remnant to front board. Bumping to corners. Tear to rear free end paper and some pen marks to rear end paper. Cloth is rubbed and there is some edge wear. There is an old fashioned Boots sticker remnant to front board. Bumping to corners. Tear to rear free end paper and some pen marks to rear end paper. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1935.

$6.37

Beacham's Sourcebooks for Teaching Young Adult Fiction: Exploring Harry  Potter
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Beacham's Sourcebooks for Teaching Young Adult Fiction: Exploring Harry Potter

By Schafer, Elizabeth D.

London: Ebury Press,. Paperback. 479pp. A lively and enthusiastic and very thorough guide to the first 3 Harry Potter books; designed to dipped in to rather than read complete. Deals with all aspects of the books including the characters, Rowling's biography, influences, publishing facts, book and online resources, magic, morality and many other areas, as well as detailed sections on each book covering an overview, synopsis, vocabulary and chapter by chapter questions, and also a detailed timeline. Detailed appendices give children's literature bibliography and human and mythical character descriptions. Notes for teachers, parents and librarians are included but the book is accessible for children reading on their own. Very clean and bright. Uncreased spine appears unread. Bumped to two corners. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2000.

$8.91