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Author Carpenter, Humphrey.

Title The Oxford companion to children's literature / Humphrey Carpenter and Mari Prichard
Edition [Paperback edition]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999, c1984


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  803.99282 C2955/O 2005  AVAILABLE
Description x, 586 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits
Summary 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 school stories, adventure stories, doll stories, and science fiction; ABC and other learning books; children's magazines, comics, and story papers; picture books; teenage novels; children's hymns; and children's stories on radio television and film
Notes Reprinted 2005
Subject Children's literature -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Prichard, Mari.
ISBN 0198602286 (paperback)