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Product Description: Featuring a turn-of-the-century Lancashire schoolboy. Age group 9-12.

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9781481425278 | Simon & Schuster, January 21, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Featuring a turn-of-the-century Lancashire schoolboy.

School and Library:

9780671798673 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1994, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Pressured by his father to leave school for a career he doesn't want, a nineteenth-century Manchester boy runs away and gains a new perspective on his future

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A tribute to more than 350 years of literary works features the fables, alphabet stories, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, picture books, and illustrations of 170 authors and artists, in a slipcased volume that includes discussions on the cultural contexts of children's literature as well as author annotations and bibliographies. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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9780393327762 | Slp edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 15, 2005), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Presents a selection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from 170 authors and illustrators.
9780393975383 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 30, 2005, cover price $98.65 | About this edition: A collection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, representing 170 authors and illustrators, and including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from others.

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Product Description: When in the 1740s Jane Johnson wished to read stories to her two eldest children, she was dismayed to find little available children's fiction and no fairy tales. Correcting this deficiency, she composed this magical tale based on her own two children, Barbara and George...read more
By Gillian Avery (introduced by) and Jane Johnson

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9781851240654 | Facsimile edition (Bodleian Library, March 15, 2005), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: When in the 1740s Jane Johnson wished to read stories to her two eldest children, she was dismayed to find little available children's fiction and no fairy tales.

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Product Description: Recent events such as the massacres in Dunblane and Arkansas, the deaths of children in terrorist attacks, civil wars and famines, children born with AIDS, and the many abductions and murders of children - including some by children - have placed childhood death firmly in the public consciousness...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gillian Avery (editor) and Kimberly Reynolds (editor)

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9780312224080 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 5, 2000, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Recent events such as the massacres in Dunblane and Arkansas, the deaths of children in terrorist attacks, civil wars and famines, children born with AIDS, and the many abductions and murders of children - including some by children - have placed childhood death firmly in the public consciousness.

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An illustrated collection of traditional Russian tales including 'Vassilissa the Beautiful,' 'The Frog Princess,' and 'The White Duck' (view table of contents)

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9780679436416 | Everymans Library, October 1, 1995, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of traditional Russian tales including 'Vassilissa the Beautiful,' 'The Frog Princess,' and 'The White Duck'

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Product Description: The longest of Dickens novels this book is record of heroes and villains coloured with his unique imaginative touch and proccupation for the macarbe.

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9780460876018 | Everymans Library, June 1, 1995, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The longest of Dickens novels this book is record of heroes and villains coloured with his unique imaginative touch and proccupation for the macarbe.

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Product Description: In Behold the Child, Gillian Avery offers an engaging account of children's literature in America from colonial times to the early twentieth century. Exploring a variety of social, cultural, and practical forces, Avery shows how the literature of the old world influenced that of the new and describes the emergence of uniquely American styles and themes in children's books...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801850660 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: In Behold the Child, Gillian Avery offers an engaging account of children's literature in America from colonial times to the early twentieth century.

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An anthology of poems and nonsense verse by British and American writers about nature, journeys, animals, love, childhood, battles, magic, and music
By Gillian Avery and Thomas Bewick (illustrator)

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9780679436348 | Everymans Library, September 1, 1994, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An anthology of poems and nonsense verse by British and American writers about nature, journeys, animals, love, childhood, battles, magic, and music

When Maria's uncle and guardian dies, her uncle's scholarly cousin whisks her away to Italy, where she befriends the mischievous Cordelia and discovers the hidden marvels of Italy.
By Gillian Avery and Scott Snow (illustrator)

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9780671795825 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1993, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When her latest guardian dies, a twelve-year-old English girl is relieved when a distant cousin offers her a home in Italy

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Running away from her stuffy boarding school, free-spirited Maria flees to her uncle, a college warden at Oxford, and begins a new life of intrigue, mystery, and excitement. By the author of Italian Spring.
By Gillian Avery and Scott Snow (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780671770747 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Running away from her stuffy boarding school, free-spirited Maria flees to her uncle, a college warden at Oxford, and begins a new life of intrigue, mystery, and excitement

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Product Description: A history of girls' schools, charting the development of individual schools and types of school, and examining all aspects of school life from uniforms, games and rules to how girls' schools were affected by the two world wars.

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9780233986425 | Andre Deutsch Ltd, September 1, 1991, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A history of girls' schools, charting the development of individual schools and types of school, and examining all aspects of school life from uniforms, games and rules to how girls' schools were affected by the two world wars.

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Discusses British children's books in the Opie collection
By Gillian Avery and Julie Briggs (editor)

Paperback:

9780198122531 | Reprint edition (Clarendon Pr, November 1, 1990), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Discusses British children's books in the Opie collection

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When P.T. Barnum decides to take Jumbo to America, Aunt Louisa and the Oxford children band together to save the animal and begin The Elephant War of England.

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9780030863073 | Henry Holt & Co, June 1, 1971, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Harriet leads a group of young people in their attempt to keep P.

Paperback:

9780440400400 | Dell Pub Co, March 1, 1988, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Harriet leads a group of young people in their attempt to keep P.

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By Gillian Avery (editor) and Emily Pepys

Hardcover:

9780907325246 | Prospect Books, October 1, 1984, cover price $12.95

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