Once upon a time : illustrations from fairytales, fables, primers, pop-ups, and other children's books / Amy Weinstein.

From the Publisher: Many of our most cherished childhood memories recall the pleasure of sitting in a big comfy chair while a doting parent reads from a lovingly illustrated picture book. Jack and the Bean Stalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Robinson Crusoe-the colorful illustrations that decorated the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Weinstein, Amy, 1957-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • To amuse and instruct: an introduction to illustrated children's books
  • From apple to zouave: learning the ABCs
  • Through the air on a very fine gander: gems from Mother Goose
  • Once upon a time: fairytales and fables
  • Fact and fiction: novels, history books, and anthologies
  • 'Twas the night before: Christmas books
  • Virtue and vice: cautionary tales for the nursery.