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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