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Product Description: This volume focuses on the (de)canonization processes in children’s literature, considering the construction and cultural-historical changes of canons in different children’s literatures. Chapters by international experts in the field explore a wide range of different children’s literatures from Great Britain, Germany, Scandinavia, the Low Countries, Eastern and Central Europe, as well as from Non-European countries such as Australia, Israel, and the United States...read more
By Anja Muller (editor)

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9781138930544 | Routledge, June 1, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume focuses on the (de)canonization processes in children’s literature, considering the construction and cultural-historical changes of canons in different children’s literatures.

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Product Description: Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children’s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes, when new monsters have come into play, when globalisation brings Harry Potter into China and yaoguai into the children’s Gothic, and when childhood itself and children’s literature as a genre can no longer be thought of as an uncontested space apart from the debates and power struggles of an adult domain...read more
By Anna Jackson (editor)

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9781138905474 | Routledge, August 1, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored.

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Product Description: What, exactly, does one mean when idealizing tolerance as a solution to cultural conflict? This book examines a wide range of young adult texts, both fiction and memoir, representing the experiences of young adults during WWII and the Holocaust...read more

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9781138820333 | Routledge, June 1, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: What, exactly, does one mean when idealizing tolerance as a solution to cultural conflict?

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Product Description: Updated with the 2016 award and honor books, this perennial favorite gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for quick reference and collection development and also as a resource for curriculum links and readers' advisory...read more
By American Library Association (corporate author)

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9780838914489 | Amer Library Assn, June 1, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Updated with the 2016 award and honor books, this perennial favorite gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes.

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Product Description: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales. At the same time, Spellbound: The Fairy Tale and the Victorians shows that literary genres were bound to the fairy tale and dependent on its forms and figures to make meaning...read more

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9780814212455 | Ohio State Univ Pr, March 28, 2014, cover price $59.95
9780814293485 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, March 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales.

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9780814252802 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales.

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Product Description: A juvenile tradition of young writers flourished in Britain between 1750 and 1835. Canonical Romantic poets as well as now-unknown youthful writers published as teenagers. These teenage writers reflected on their literary juvenilia by using the trope of prolepsis to assert their writing as a literary tradition...read more

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9780198739203 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A juvenile tradition of young writers flourished in Britain between 1750 and 1835.

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Product Description: What does it mean for a child to be a "reader" and how did American culture come to place such a high value on this identity? Reading Children offers a history of the relationship between children and books in Anglo-American modernity, exploring long-lived but now forgotten early children's literature, discredited yet highly influential pedagogical practices, the property lessons inherent in children's book ownership, and the emergence of childhood itself as a literary property...read more

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9780812247961 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, May 16, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: What does it mean for a child to be a "reader" and how did American culture come to place such a high value on this identity?

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Product Description: Ever since Robinson Crusoe washed ashore, the castaway story has survived and prospered, inspiring a multitude of writers of adventure fiction to imitate and adapt its mythic elements. In his brilliant critical study of this popular genre, Christopher Palmer traces the castaway tales’ history and changes through periods of settlement, violence, and reconciliation, and across genres and languages...read more

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9780819576217 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Ever since Robinson Crusoe washed ashore, the castaway story has survived and prospered, inspiring a multitude of writers of adventure fiction to imitate and adapt its mythic elements.

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9780819576576 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Ever since Robinson Crusoe washed ashore, the castaway story has survived and prospered, inspiring a multitude of writers of adventure fiction to imitate and adapt its mythic elements.

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Product Description: A new account of the brilliant and prolific Danish writer whose works captivated readers across Europe Rarely does an American or European child grow up without an introduction to Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Ugly Duckling," "The Princess and the Pea," or "Thumbelina...read more

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9780300169232 | Yale Univ Pr, June 24, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A new account of the brilliant and prolific Danish writer whose works captivated readers across Europe Rarely does an American or European child grow up without an introduction to Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Ugly Duckling," "The Princess and the Pea," or "Thumbelina.

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9780300219425 | Yale Univ Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: A new account of the brilliant and prolific Danish writer whose works captivated readers across Europe Rarely does an American or European child grow up without an introduction to Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Ugly Duckling," "The Princess and the Pea," or "Thumbelina.

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Product Description: Die Beiträge dieses Bandes befassen sich mit Kriegsbilder-, Kinder- und Jugendbüchern der Jahre 1914 bis 1918 aus nahezu allen kriegsbeteiligten Ländern sowie mit später erschienenen und aktuellen Jugendromanen, die sich rückblickend mit dem Ersten Weltkrieg auseinandersetzen...read more
By Hans-heino Ewers (editor)

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9783631674116 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 20, 2016, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: Die Beiträge dieses Bandes befassen sich mit Kriegsbilder-, Kinder- und Jugendbüchern der Jahre 1914 bis 1918 aus nahezu allen kriegsbeteiligten Ländern sowie mit später erschienenen und aktuellen Jugendromanen, die sich rückblickend mit dem Ersten Weltkrieg auseinandersetzen.

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Product Description: Die lustigen Geschichten erzählen auf kindgerechte Weise von Tieren und Pflanzen. Jeder Geschichte sind im Anschluss Seiten angefügt, in denen den Kindern, weiteres Wissen und Zusammenhänge näher gebracht werden. Auf spielerische Art wird das Interesse der Kinder an der Natur geweckt...read more

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9781532909122, titled "Zum Kuckuck! Ach Du Dickes Ei: Kleiner Krötenmann -trag Du Mich Doch Mal!" | Createspace Independent Pub, April 24, 2016, cover price $9.13 | About this edition: Die lustigen Geschichten erzählen auf kindgerechte Weise von Tieren und Pflanzen.

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Product Description: A spot of spring cleaning on a sunny English riverbank – so begins the adventures of four beloved friends. Follow Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger on their journey through riverside picnics, wild woods, jailbreaks, car chases and cross-dressing amphibians to save Toad Hall from disaster and get Mole home...read more

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9781454905899 | Reprint edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, September 3, 2013), cover price $12.95 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and, of course, Toad of Toad Hall: these characters have captivated children for over a century.
9780141329826 | Puffin, September 8, 2011, cover price $16.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame is an English classic loved by adults and children alike.
9780192728159 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 15, 2008, cover price $9.95 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: When Mole takes a break from his cleaning and wanders down to the river bank, he meets the Water Rat and a friendship is instantly formed.
9780766631755 | Modern Pub, September 1, 2008, cover price $2.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: This book is an adaptation of the classic novel The Wind in the Willows.
9781437822472 | Indypublish.Com, June 30, 2008, cover price $62.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows
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9781532835124 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 20, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Kenneth Grahame was a British author best known for writing books for children.
9781530598731 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 17, 2016, cover price $7.75 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Kenneth Grahame 8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a British writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature.
9781530177745 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 22, 2016, cover price $7.39 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908.
9781523735655 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 28, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows
9781523691944 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 26, 2016, cover price $15.00 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908.
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Miscellaneous:

9780553904796 | Bantam Classic & Loveswept, March 25, 2008, cover price $5.95 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows

Miscellaneous:

9781598951028 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, June 1, 2006), cover price $29.99 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows

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9781860224775, titled "Wind in the Willows" | Gardners Books, March 30, 2009, cover price $10.80 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows
9781602834873 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 7, 2008), cover price $14.95 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows
9780007251018 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 16, 2006), cover price $21.55 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Dive into this heartwarming classic tale of friendship and adventure "Travel, change, interest, excitement!
9781424006106 | Gardners Books, August 11, 2006, cover price $17.45 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows

Library:

9781577658085 | Spotlight, January 1, 2002, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

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9780606019767, titled "Wind in the Willows" | Demco Media, January 1, 1990, cover price $12.26 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Relates the escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger

Prebinding:

9780606367394, titled "Wind in the Willows" | Turtleback Books, April 4, 2006, cover price $15.95 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780613963947, titled "Wind in the Willows" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 1989, cover price $16.00 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: The classic adventures of Mole, Rat, Badger, Toad, and all the other beloved inhabitants of the River Bank come to life in a beautiful new edition featuring Shepard's original black-and-white illustrations
9780613979849, titled "Wind In The Willows" | Turtleback Books, April 1, 1983, cover price $14.80 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Relates the escapades of four animal friends who live by a river in the English countryside--Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad
9780613934701, titled "Wind In The Willows" | Turtleback Books, June 1, 1969, cover price $12.85 | also contains The Wind In The Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, The Wind in the Willows, Wind in the Willows | About this edition: Relates the escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger

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9781532780370 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 20, 2016, cover price $9.13

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Product Description: A Serious Genre: The Apology of Childrens Literature is a collection of essays by scholars and academics from Romania, the United States and Turkey, who investigate the value and impact of what, since the 19th century, has been called, using an umbrella term, childrens literature...read more
By Dana Percec (editor)

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9781443888264 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, April 15, 2016, cover price $81.95 | About this edition: A Serious Genre: The Apology of Childrens Literature is a collection of essays by scholars and academics from Romania, the United States and Turkey, who investigate the value and impact of what, since the 19th century, has been called, using an umbrella term, childrens literature.

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Product Description: Summary of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children: By Ransom Riggs | Summary & Highlights with BONUS Critics Corner - NOT ORIGINAL BOOKThe debut novel from Ransom Riggs is a thrilling fantasy replete with haunting atmosphere and surprise plot twists...read more
By Summary Reads (corporate author)

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9781530984251 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 10, 2016, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Summary of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children: By Ransom Riggs | Summary & Highlights with BONUS Critics Corner - NOT ORIGINAL BOOKThe debut novel from Ransom Riggs is a thrilling fantasy replete with haunting atmosphere and surprise plot twists.

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Product Description: Few stories are as widely read and universally cherished by children and adults as The Little Prince. This Unabridged beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style.The Little Prince [Le Petit Prince], is a novella and the most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900–1944)...read more

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9780544656499 | Pop har/dw edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 10, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: After being stranded in a desert after a crash, a pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince who recounts his journey from planet to planet and his search for what is most important in life.
9780544671645 | Gift edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 6, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: "One sees clearly only with the heart.

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9781530897292 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 6, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Few stories are as widely read and universally cherished by children and adults as The Little Prince.
9781530831142 | Blg tra edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 1, 2016), cover price $26.00 | also contains The Little Prince, The Little Prince | About this edition: The classical story from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in an inter-paragraph bilingual format.
9781512260816 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 18, 2015), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: LARGE PRINT EDITION - The Little Prince - Large Print - By Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
9781512148589 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 11, 2015, cover price $7.85 | About this edition: The Little PrinceBy Antoine de Saint-ExuperyClassic Children’s BooksThe Little Prince is a poetic tale, in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid.
9781511520348, titled "The Little Prince: The Childrens Classic Novella" | Createspace Independent Pub, March 30, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Non-illustrated version.

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Product Description: A compelling case for the need to analyze children's literature from a Marxist perspective
By Angela E. Hubler (editor)

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9781617039874, titled "Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature" | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 29, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A significant body of scholarship examines the production of children’s literature by women and minorities, as well as the representation of gender, race, and sexuality.

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9781496807830, titled "Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature" | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 3, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A compelling case for the need to analyze children's literature from a Marxist perspective

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Product Description: This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being, with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland (and vice versa)...read more
By Bjorn Sundmark (editor)

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9781138931640 | Routledge, September 30, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.

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Product Description: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it. Children's Fantasy Literature traces the development of the tradition of the children's fantastic - fictions specifically written for children and fictions appropriated by them - from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, examining the work of Lewis Carroll, L...read more

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9781107018143 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it.

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9781107610293 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 16, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it.

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