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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date July 19, 1984
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780192115829
ISBN-10 0192115820
Dimensions 6.50 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.30 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $55.00
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A comprehensive survey of children's literature features almost two thousand entries encompassing biographical sketches of authors, illustrators, printers, and publishers, as well as essays on the different genres, fictional characters and printing processes
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Now in new covers, The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature brings together all aspects of this appealing and wide-ranging subject. It's 2,000 entries range from the early romances and legends enjoyed by children (although not composed for them) to cartoons, fairy stories, comic strips, radio, and television. It includes works from Britain, the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as works translated into English. The plots of major works are summarized, and full and fascinating details are included about authors, illustrators, fictional characters, genres, and important aspects of children's play and learning. Remember...* Thomas the Tank Engine *The Eagle *Emil and the Detectives * William * The Would-be-Goods * Charlie and the Chocalate Factory * The Secret Garden This book is intended for parents, teachers, librarians; general readers with nostalgic interest in the literature of childhood; anyone concerned with children's educational and imaginative development.

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from Oxford Univ Pr (July 19, 1984)
9780192115829 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 6.50 in. | 2.30 lbs | List price $55.00
About: A comprehensive survey of children's literature features almost two thousand entries encompassing biographical sketches of authors, illustrators, printers, and publishers, as well as essays on the different genres, fictional characters and printing processes
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from Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (May 27, 1999)
9780198602286 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $60.00
About: A comprehensive survey of children's literature features almost two thousand entries encompassing biographical sketches of authors, illustrators, printers, and publishers, as well as essays on the different genres, fictional characters and printing processes

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