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The Oxford encyclopedia of children's literature

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective that pays attention to significant international trends and the multicultural expansion of the field, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
uppslagsverk
lexikon
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford encyclopedia of children's literature.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)655053601
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Zipes
ISBN: 0195146565 9780195146561 0195307429 9780195307429
OCLC Number: 62342788
Awards: Winner of RUSA Best Reference Booklist Editor's Choice 2006 Library Journal Best Reference 2006.
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Aamu-Duan --
v. 2. Dubo-Lowr --
v. 3. Luca-Slot --
v. 4. Smad-Zwer, index.
Other Titles: Children's literature
Responsibility: Jack Zipes, editor in chief.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. It includes brief biographies of every major author and  Read more...
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Superior breadth and depth ... An essential purchase. * Library Journal * a mighty reference work ... a fine resource. * Geoff Fox, Times Educational Supplement *

 
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