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Author Jones, Raymond E.

Title Characters in children's literature / Raymond E. Jones
Published Detroit : Gale Research, [1997]
©1997

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Description xvi, 529 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Literature resource center
Literature resource center
Contents Joan Aiken -- Louisa May Alcott -- Lloyd Alexander -- Harry Allard -- Edward Ardizzone -- William H. Armstrong -- Natalie Babbitt -- J.M. Barrie -- L. Frank Baum -- Nina Bawden -- John Bellairs -- Ludwig Bemelmans -- Margery Williams Bianco -- Judy Blume -- Michael Bond -- Lucy M. Boston -- Carol Ryrie Brink -- Walter R. Brooks -- Anthony Browne -- Robert Burch -- Frances Hodgson Burnett -- Sheila Burnford -- Virginia Lee Burton -- Betsy Byars -- Eleanor Cameron -- Lewis Carroll -- John Christopher -- Beverly Cleary -- C. Collodi -- Susan Coolidge -- Barbara Cooney -- Susan Cooper -- Helen Cresswell -- Julia Cunningham -- Roald Dahl -- Paula Danziger -- Jean de Brunhoff -- Meindert deJong -- Tomie dePaola -- Franklin W. Dixon -- Mary Mapes Dodge -- William Péne du Bois -- Roger Duvoisin -- Edward Eager -- Eleanor Estes -- Walter Farley -- Louise Fitzhugh -- Sid Fleischman -- Paula Fox -- Don Freeman -- Leon Garfield -- Alan Garner -- Jean Craighead George -- Fred Gipson -- Rumer Godden -- Kenneth Grahame -- Constance C. Greene -- Virginia Hamilton -- Russell Hoban -- Mary Hoffman -- James Houston -- James Howe -- Monica Hughes -- Shirley Hughes -- Mollie Hunter -- Pat Hutchins -- Tove Jansson -- Randall Jarrell -- Norton Juster -- Ezra Jack Keats -- Carolyn Keene -- Charles Kingsley -- Dick King-Smith -- Rudyard Kipling -- E.L. Konigsburg -- Gordon Korman -- Robert Kraus -- Joseph Krumgold
Robert Lawson -- Munro Leaf -- Madeleine L'Engle -- C.S. Lewis -- Astrid Lindgren -- Leo Lionni -- Penelope Lively -- Arnold Lobel -- Hugh Lofting -- Lois Lowry -- George MacDonald -- Patricia MacLachlan -- Margaret Mahy -- Mercer Mayer -- Robert McCloskey -- Patricia C. McKissack -- A.A. Milne -- Else Holmelund Minarik -- Mrs. Molesworth -- L.M. Montgomery -- Robert Munsch -- E. Nesbit -- Evaline Ness -- Mary Norton -- Robert C. O'Brien -- Scott O'Dell -- Peggy Parish -- Katherine Paterson -- Jill Paton Walsh -- Gary Paulsen -- Philippa Pearce -- Robert Newton Peck -- Eleanor H. Porter -- Beatrix Potter -- Arthur Ransome -- Ellen Raskin -- Lynne Reid Banks -- H.A. Rey -- Mordecai Richler -- Mary Rodgers -- John Ruskin -- Cynthia Ryland -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry -- George Selden -- Maurice Sendak -- Dr. Seuss -- Anna Sewell -- Margery Sharp -- Zilpha Keatley Snyder -- Donald J. Sobol -- Elizabeth George Speare -- Armstrong Sperry -- Jerry Spinelli -- Johanna Spyri -- William Steig -- Robert Louis Stevenson -- Sydney Taylor -- Theodore Taylor -- J.R.R. Tolkien -- P.L. Travers -- Brinton Turkle -- Mark Twain -- Chris Van Allsburg -- Bernard Waber -- Lynd Ward -- E.B. White -- T.H. White -- Kate Douglas Wiggin -- Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Maia Wojciechowska -- Patricia Wrightson -- Johann David Wyss -- Taro Yashima -- Jane Yolen
Summary Contains critical introductions to over 1700 characters from 230 works of children's literature from Canada, Great Britain, the United States, and Australia
Analysis Characters and characteristics in literature
Children -- Books and reading
Childreǹs literature -- Book reviews
Childreǹs literature -- Stories, plots, etc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original 529 p
Subject Characters and characteristics in literature.
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature -- Stories, plots, etc.
Children's literature -- Book reviews.
Genre/Form Plot summaries.
LC no. 97004999
ISBN 0787604003 (alk. paper)