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Product Description: While there are many books about children's literature, few discuss it within its social context or investigate the ways writers reflect or react to change in society. Dennis Butts explores how shifting attitudes and historical upheavals from the 1840s onwards affected and continue to affect books written for younger audiences...read more

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9780718892081 | Lutterworth Pr, July 15, 2010, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: While there are many books about children's literature, few discuss it within its social context or investigate the ways writers reflect or react to change in society.

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Product Description: Along with Frances Hodgson Burnett's other great work, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden stands as one of the most successful children's novels ever written. This is the only annotated edition available and the first to treat the novel as a serious work of literature...read more
By Dennis Butts (editor)

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9780199549863 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 15, 2008, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Along with Frances Hodgson Burnett's other great work, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden stands as one of the most successful children's novels ever written.

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Product Description: H. Rider Haggard clearly displays his wonderfully dramatic imagination, combined with his deep knowledge of Africa, in King Solomon's Mines, which recounts the adventures of Allan Quartermain, Sir Henry Curtis, and Captain John Good...read more
By Dennis Butts (editor)

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9780199536412 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: H.

By Brian Anderson (editor), Julia Briggs (editor) and Dennis Butts (editor)

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9781840142426 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, July 7, 2008, cover price $149.95

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Taken from speakers at the 1999 Children's Books History Society study conference, this collection of essays analyses the children's literature of the Religious Tract Society. It details the nature and development of the tract genre in Britain and in the US, before looking at the Religious Tract Society's increasing number of children's titles.
By Dennis Butts (editor) and Pat Garrett (editor)

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9780718830557 | Lutterworth Pr, June 30, 2006, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Taken from speakers at the 1999 Children's Books History Society study conference, this collection of essays analyses the children's literature of the Religious Tract Society.

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An eclectic, extensively illustrated history of children's literature in English journeys from early hornbooks and classical translations, through nonsense rhymes and fairy tales, to present-day multimedia comic books and computer-based interactive adventures. UP.
By Dennis Butts (editor) and Peter Hunt (editor)

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9780192123206 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An eclectic history of children's literature in English journeys from early hornbooks and classical translations, through nonsense rhymes and fairy tales, to present-day multimedia comic books and computer-based interactive adventures

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Product Description: Barbara Hofland (1770-1844) was an early 19th-century writer of children's books, the details of whose lives and works are almost forgetten. Yet the problems of her life - left a young widow and unhappily remarried to an impoverished artist - gave her the materials and insights into life which she used in her books...read more

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9780859679176 | Scolar Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Barbara Hofland (1770-1844) was an early 19th-century writer of children's books, the details of whose lives and works are almost forgetten.

Product Description: Children's literature did not suddenly appear as if by magic. It came into existence in printed form in the 18th century, though religious and instructional books had appeared earlier, and grew to fruition in Britain and America in the 19th century because of quite specific developments in society...read more
By Dennis Butts (editor)

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9780312071677 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1992, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Children's literature did not suddenly appear as if by magic.

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9780333522479 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1992, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Children's literature is increasingly exposed to critical debate in England and America.

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Thirteen-year-old Lee Hartwell notices his family and the world changing dramatically around him, after a woman he has known all his life is wrongly accused of a crime and his lawyer father defends her case, causing racial tensions in the town to boil over. Reprint. AB. LJ. PW.

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9780553575590, titled "Tobacco Sticks" | Reprint edition (Bantam Books, August 1, 1997), cover price $5.99 | also contains Tobacco Sticks | About this edition: In Richmond, Virginia, in the years following the end of World War II, Lee Hartwell and his family--one of the last great Virginia families--watch their way of life fade before their eyes
9780333402627 | Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, April 18, 1986, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: Format Paperback Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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