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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature( )
Author: Carpenter, Humphrey
Prichard, Mari
Series title:Oxford Companions Ser.
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $66.32
Book Description:

From Andy Pandy to Tiger Tim, penny dreadfuls to school stories, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone interested in children's books. Over 900 biographical entries deal with authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature. The range of literature covered includes traditional narrative materials such as legends and romances; fairy tales; chapbooks; genres such as schoolstories, adventure...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Literary Criticism & Collections
Literary Criticism / Children's & Young Adult Literature
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.4 x 3 cm
Book Weight:0.92 Kilograms

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