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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Online Access:CONNECT
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Aficionados of children's literature get an education with The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators, ed. by Anita Silvey, an updated version of her Children's Books and Their Creators (1995). With an encyclopedic approach, the volume contains 475 alphabetically ordered entries-375 from the previous edition and 100 new essays-covering authors, illustrators, genres, publishing trends and more. Writers and artists sound off in entries marked "Voices of the Creators"; incidental illustrations appear throughout. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

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