The essential guide to children's books and their creators Anita Silvey, editor.

This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children's literature by focusing on the essentials -- the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. This edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children's authors...

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Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Silvey, Anita.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002.
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Summary:This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children's literature by focusing on the essentials -- the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. This edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children's authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The essential guide to children's books and their creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children's literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.
Physical Description:xv, 542 p. : ill.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references ([xi]-xv) and index.
ISBN:0618190821 (electronic bk.)