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Product Description: The history of children’s literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature, one of the world’s richest sources for original books, manuscripts, and artwork...read more
By Brian Alderson (contributor), Jill Campbell (contributor), Beverly Lyon Clark (contributor), Joann Conrad (contributor) and Timothy Young (editor)

Paperback:

9780300218459 | Beinecke Rare Book &, November 15, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The history of children’s literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books.

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Product Description: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." But he didn't just write short stories, and his intended audience wasn't restricted to children...read more

Paperback:

9781530563562 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 15, 2016, cover price $14.99 | also contains Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina | About this edition: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling.
9781530537679 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 14, 2016, cover price $12.99 | also contains Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina | About this edition: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling.
9781530539215 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 14, 2016, cover price $14.99 | also contains Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina | About this edition: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling.
9781530540884 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 14, 2016, cover price $12.99 | also contains Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina | About this edition: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling.
9781530543540 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 14, 2016, cover price $12.99 | also contains Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina, Thumbelina | About this edition: Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling.
7 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

School and Library:

9780763620790 | Candlewick Pr, October 13, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Luminous illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline combine with Brian Alderson’s wry retelling for a gorgeous gift edition of a well-loved tale.

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Product Description: Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain...read more

Hardcover:

9781843915409 | Hesperus Pr, March 1, 2015, cover price $24.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book
9781463895211 | Aegypan, September 30, 2011, cover price $29.95 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: As to whether there are really any fairies or not, that is a difficult question.
9781437824506 | Indypublish.Com, June 30, 2008, cover price $98.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: The Editor thinks that children will readily forgive him for publishing another Fairy Book.
9780670793853 | Revised edition (Viking Pr, September 1, 1980), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of fairy stories, the fourth in the famous series, illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, adds to a primary source of fantasy and enchantment
9780471020431, titled "Copper Alloys to Distillations" | 3 edition (Wiley-Interscience, September 1, 1979), cover price $360.00 | also contains Copper Alloys to Distillations, The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology The Third Edition of the Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology is built on the solid foundation of the previous editions.

Paperback:

9781507721131 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 14, 2015, cover price $18.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book
9781517455200 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: The Editor thinks that children will readily forgive him for publishing another Fairy Book.
9781517297879 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 14, 2015, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9781517061616 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 27, 2015, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: The Editor thinks that children will readily forgive him for publishing another Fairy Book.
9781515091301 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 16, 2015, cover price $15.99 | also contains The Yellow Fairy Book | About this edition: The Editor thinks that children will readily forgive him for publishing another Fairy Book.
18 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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Product Description: Brand NEW. We ship worldwide
By Brian Alderson (foreword by) and Michael Foreman (illustrator)

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9788431649852 | Italian edition edition (Vicens-Vives Editorial S.A., June 30, 2009), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Brand NEW.

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Product Description: When was it that someone decided that books might be written and published for child readers? It's fair to say that some kinds of text-alphabets, fables, the Lord's Prayer, may have been seen as fundamental to the process of learning to read from the beginning of book making, but when did children come to be seen as a readership for whom special provision should be made? The child as the audience for books in the English language is the subject of this bibliographical study, which had its origins in an exhibition held at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York...read more

Hardcover:

9781584561804 | Oak Knoll Pr, June 30, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: When was it that someone decided that books might be written and published for child readers?

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Product Description: New product. Never used!

Paperback:

9788431659233 | Act tra edition (Vicens-Vives Editorial S.A., January 31, 2004), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: New product.

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Product Description: First Edition When Edward Ardizzone passed away in 1979, he was one of the best-loved artists (and authors)in the English speaking world. He illustrated more than 200 books and pamphlets, a good number of which he also wrote, as well as designed dust jackets and ephemera for a range of patrons...read more

Hardcover:

9781584561033 | Oak Knoll Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: First Edition When Edward Ardizzone passed away in 1979, he was one of the best-loved artists (and authors)in the English speaking world.

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Product Description: First edition. In 1787, William Darton began engraving and printing children's books. Over the next 60 years, his firm printed over 1,000 books for young people. In 1804, a separate firm of Darton was founded by William's oldest son...read more

Hardcover:

9781584560777 | Annotated edition (Oak Knoll Pr, June 3, 2003), cover price $98.00 | About this edition: First edition.

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When a poor farmer grows a gigantic turnip and the king pays him handsomely for it, the envious town squire tries to get an even bigger reward for one of his horses.
By Brian Alderson and Fritz Wegner (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763604943 | Candlewick Pr, August 1, 1999, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: When a poor farmer grows a gigantic turnip and the king pays him handsomely for it, the envious town squire tries to get an even bigger reward for one of his horses.

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Product Description: With literature as his central theme, the author of this history of children's books in England also wove in biography and facts of social and commercial history. This edition has additional biographical notes, a supplementary chapter on the late Victorian and Edwardian eras and 60 illustrations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781884718885 | 3 edition (Oak Knoll Pr, July 1, 1999), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: With literature as his central theme, the author of this history of children's books in England also wove in biography and facts of social and commercial history.
9780521240208 | 3 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1982), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: With literature as his central theme, the author of this history of children's books in England also wove in biography and facts of social and commercial history.

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'In the Rain with Baby Duck' and 'Cuddly Dudley' are two of the fun-filled, read-aloud stories provided in a colorful compilation of children's tales that features delightful works from Helen Oxenbury, Martin Waddell, Anita Jeram, and other notable writers.
By Brian Alderson and Chris Riddell (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763602673 | Candlewick Pr, March 1, 1998, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A collection of thirty stories to read aloud from such picture book author and illustrator favorites as Helen Oxenbury, Martin Waddell, Anita Jeram, and Amy Hest

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A beautifully illustrated anthology of twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's imaginative fairy tales includes favorite stories, as well as other, less-well-known pieces.

School and Library:

9781564028945 | Candlewick Pr, August 1, 1997, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A collection of Andersen's stories, including 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier,' 'The Fir Tree, ' and 'The Money Pig.

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Presents thirty-one tales from Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
By Brian Alderson (trans) and Michael Foreman (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780575062870 | Trafalgar Square Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents thirty-one of the tales collected by the Grimm brothers during the early nineteenth century, including 'Rapunzel,' 'Snow White,' 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses,' and 'Hansel and Gretel.

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Product Description: A comprehensive volume on the famous children�s-book illustrator�s works. With work from his early days as a comic-book illustrator to the Caldecott Award-winning A Snowy Day, and including his many other graphic and book-illustration work, this book stands as a superb companion to Alderson�s first volume...read more

Hardcover:

9781565540071 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, October 1, 1996, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive volume on the famous children�s-book illustrator�s works.

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A timeless anthology of twenty-three of Sheherezade's entertaining tales includes such favorites as 'Aladdin,' 'Sindbad the Sailor,' and 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,' in a gift edition complemented by more than 120 sumptuous watercolor paintings.
By Brian Alderson and Michael Foreman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688142193 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1995, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of stories from the 'Arabian Nights'

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Product Description: This survey covers virtually every aspect of childhood and every type of book, toy, game and diversion. Over a period of 40 years, Iona and Peter Opie assembled a collection of 20,000 rare children's books, comics and other printed material...read more

Hardcover:

9781559700474, titled "Treasures of Childhood: Books, Toys, and Games from the Opie Collection" | 1 edition (Arcade Pub, March 1, 1990), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Examines the Opie Collection of rare books, toys, and games

Paperback:

9781857936247 | Reprint edition (Pavilion, April 1, 1995), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This survey covers virtually every aspect of childhood and every type of book, toy, game and diversion.

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Traces the personal and professional life of the children's books illustrator, discussing his childhood in Brooklyn, his early career painting murals for the WPA, and his bouts with depression

Hardcover:

9781565540064 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, September 1, 1994, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Traces the personal and professional life of the children's books illustrator, discussing his childhood in Brooklyn, his early career painting murals for the WPA, and his bouts with depression

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An illustrated collection of nursery rhymes, including a mixture of popular and lesser known rhymes

Hardcover:

9780688068998 | William Morrow & Co, March 1, 1990, cover price $5.98 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of approximately sixty nursery rhymes, including a mixture of popular and lesser known rhymes.

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Product Description: To commemorate the centenary of the death of the artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott, Brian Alderson, noted historian of children's literature and children's book editor of The Times, has prepared for the British Library an exhibition designed to pay tribute to Caldecott's skills as a creator of picture books, which will run from October 1986...read more

Hardcover:

9780521331791 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $44.95 | also contains The Canning Kitchen: 101 Simple Small Batch Recipes | About this edition: To commemorate the centenary of the death of the artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott, Brian Alderson, noted historian of children's literature and children's book editor of The Times, has prepared for the British Library an exhibition designed to pay tribute to Caldecott's skills as a creator of picture books, which will run from October 1986.

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A man makes his fortune with the help of five men of unusual talents.

Hardcover:

9780805237818 | 1 edition (Schocken Books, November 1, 1981), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A man and his five talented friends outsmart an ungrateful and treacherous King

Thirty-one of the tales collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early nineteenth century in new translations and with new illustrations

Hardcover:

9780385143561 | Doubleday, July 1, 1978, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Thirty-one folk and fairy tales collected by the Grimm brothers including 'Rapunzel,' 'Snow White,' 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses,' and 'Hansel and Gretel.

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Brings together traditional and recently written English nursery, playground, and counting rhymes
By Brian Alderson (compiler)

Hardcover:

9780688220501 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1975, cover price $10.75 | About this edition: A collection of rhymes for young children, some old favorites, some obscure, some modern.

Library:

9780688320508 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1975, cover price $13.88 | About this edition: A collection of rhymes for young children, some old favorites, some obscure, some modern.

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