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Author Powers, Alan.

Title Children's book covers : great book jackets and cover design / Alan Powers
Published Great Britain : Mitchell Beazley, Sep-2003


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 MELB  741.642 Pow/Cbc  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  741.642 Pow/Cbc  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  741.642 Pow/Cbc  AVAILABLE
Description 143 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents 1. Chapbooks to gift books -- 2. Precious children: the '20s and '30s -- 3. Wartime and reconstruction: the '40s and '50s -- 4. When we all dressed up: the '60s and '70s -- 5. Cold War to globalization: the '80s and '90s
Summary "A chronological survey ... covering predominantly English language publications from Britain and the United States ... with a wealth of detail and comment on authors and illustrators ... With over 400 specially photographed jackets and covers f==eatured in colour, including rare fist editions"--Cover
Notes "Commissioning Editor: Mark Fletcher ; Managing Editor: Hannah Barnes-Murphy ; Executive Art Editor: Auberon Hedgecoe ; Project Editor: Emily Asquith ; Copy Editor: Penny Warren ; Design: Jeremy Pearce @ 2wo Design ; Picture Research: Emma O' Neill ; Production: Sarah Rogers ; Proofreader: Clair Musters ; Indexer: Sue Farr ; Produced by Toppan Printing Co., (HK) Ltd."--t.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-137) and index
Audience Adult
Subject Book covers -- Design -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Children's literature -- Illustrations -- History.
Illustrated children's books -- History.
Children's books -- Illustrations -- History.
Book covers -- Design -- History.
Book jackets -- Design -- History.
Book jackets.
Illustration of books.
Illustrated children's books.
Book collecting.
Book covers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Book covers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Book jackets -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Book jackets -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Illustrated children's books -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Illustrated children's books -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Dust jackets (Bindings)
Illustrated works.
Author Beazley, Mitchell, publisher
Fletcher, Mark, editor
Barnes-Murphy, Hannah, editor
Hedgecoe, Auberon, editor
Asquith, Emily, editor
Warren, Penny, editor
Pearce, Jeremy, book designer
O' Neill, Emma, researcher
Rogers, Sarah, producer
Musters, Clair, proofreader
Farr, Sue, book designer
2wo Design, book designer
Toppan Insatsu Kabushiki Kaisha, producer
LC no. 2004401954
ISBN 1840006935
Other Titles Great book jacket and cover design