Cautionary tales for children

designed for the admonition of children between the ages of eight and fourteen years

Author: Hilaire Belloc,Basil Temple Blackwood

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Company


Category: Poetry

Page: 79

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Cautionary Tales for Children, Designed for the Admonition of Children Between the Ages of Eight and Fourteen Years - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: Hilaire Belloc,Ill B T B 1870-1917

Publisher: Scholar's Choice

ISBN: 9781295983230


Page: 86

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Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

Creative and critical responses to visual texts

Author: Janet Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317631609

Category: Education

Page: 294

View: 8081

It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial subject matter and unconventional, often unsettling style of illustration challenge the reader, pushing them to question and probe deeper to understand what the book is about. In addition to the book challenging the reader, the reader often challenges the book in an attempt to understand what is being said. These increasingly popular picturebooks work on many different levels; they are truly polysemic and worthy of in-depth analysis. They push the reader to ask questions and in many instances are intrinsically philosophical, often dealing with fundamental life issues. Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks examines these unconventional, non-conformist picturebooks, considering what they are, their audience and their purpose. It also considers: Children’s and adults’ thoughts on these kinds of picturebooks. How challenging and unsettling wordless picturebooks can play with the mind and promote philosophical thought. What creates non-conformity and strangeness ... is it the illustrations and their style, the subject matter or a combination of both? Why certain countries create, promote and accept these picturebooks more than others. Why certain picturebooks are censored and what factors are in play when these decisions are made. The role of publishers in translating and publishing these picturebooks. Children’s creative and critical responses to strange, unsettling and often disturbing visual texts. This inspiring and thought-provoking volume explores the work of a number of highly respected, international picturebook experts and includes an exclusive interview with the legendary Klaus Flugge, Managing Director of Andersen Press, one of the few remaining independent children’s book publishers in England. It is an indispensable reference for all interested in or working with picturebooks, including researchers, students in higher and teacher education, English advisors/inspectors, literacy consultants and classroom teachers.

Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts

Author: Hilaire Belloc

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486174204

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 6314

Adored by readers of all ages, these classics feature witty stories, rhymes, and hilarious drawings of the fates that befall naughty children, plus an A-to-Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife.

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Author: Daniel Hahn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199695148

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 704

View: 5910

The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books. A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

Childhood in Poetry

A Catalogue of the Books of English and American Poets in the Library of the Florida State University. With Lists of the Poems that Relate to Childhood and Notes

Author: John MacKay Shaw

Publisher: N.A


Category: Children's poetry

Page: 2883

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A Garland from the golden age

an anthology of children's literature from 1850 to 1900

Author: Patricia Demers

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 508

View: 9444

Offers selected excerpts from the works of English, American, and Canadian authors such as Frances Browne, Hesba Stretton, Jean Webster, Susan Coolidge, James DeMille, W.A. Fraser, and others. The selections, each of which is preceded by a brief biography

British children's writers, 1880-1914

Author: Laura M. Zaidman

Publisher: Gale

ISBN: 9780810355552

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 390

View: 6975

pThis award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. IDictionary of Literary Biography /I provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. p IDictionary of Literary Biography /I systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. PFor a listing of IDictionary of Literary Biography /I volumes sorted by genre a href ="/pdf/facts/DBLvolbygenre.pdf"click here. /a

Book Bulletin

Author: Chicago Public Library,Toronto Public Library

Publisher: N.A


Category: Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)

Page: N.A

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Gershon's Monster

A Story for the Jewish New Year

Author: Eric A. Kimmel,Jon J. Muth,Baʻal Shem Ṭov

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439108393

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1536

When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways.

Writers for children

critical studies of major authors since the seventeenth century

Author: Jane Bingham

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons/Reference


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 661

View: 1302

Critical studies of major children's authors since the seventeenth century. Entries include biographical information, critical analysis, and bibliographies of key primary and secondary works.