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  • Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life
    Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life (English, Hardback) Marta McDowell

    A fascinating look at the gardens that helped inspire the settings for Beatrix Potter's stories.

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  • Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018
    Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018 (English, Paperback)

    'I would have been lost without the Writers' and Artists' Yearbook to guide me, and I'm delighted there is now this Children's Writers' and Artists' Yearbook. It's a wonderful resource ? it's the resource for writers.' Sally Green in her Foreword to this edition

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  • Planet Narnia
    Planet Narnia (English, Paperback) Michael Ward

    For over half a century, scholars have laboured to show that C. S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganisedChronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the seven sacraments, the seven deadly sins, and the seven books of Spenser'sFaerie Queene. None of these explanations has won general acceptance and the structure of Narnia's symbolism...

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  • Exploring Children's Literature
    Exploring Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Nikki Gamble

    This incredibly popular book on children's literature helps trainee teachers develop in-depth knowledge of children's literature, providing practical ideas and activities for class use, and coverage of recently published fiction.

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  • The Annotated Alice
    The Annotated Alice (English, Paperback) Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

    Bringing together a lifetime's work on Lewis Carroll, this work looks at Carroll's puzzles and games of logic and focuses on topics ranging from Alice's influence on the Beat poet, Jack Kerouac to how mercury in hat linings turned hatters mad.

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (English, Paperback) Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

    The two 'Alice' books are masterpieces of carefree nonsense for children and also embody layers of satire and allusion and mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes. This new edition explores their complex status and the many interpretations of them, taking account of the most recent research and critical opinion.

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  • The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
    The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Daniel Hahn

    This Companion is the first place to look for information on authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved in children's literature, and on the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, it is a reference work that no-one interested in the world of children's books should be without

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  • Literary Allusion in Harry Potter
    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter (English, Paperback) Beatrice Groves

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling's series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter's narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into Rowling's fictional world. Each chapter of Literary Allusion in Harry...

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  • The Complete Fairy Tales
    The Complete Fairy Tales (English, Paperback) Charles Perrault

    Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Dore. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

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  • A History of Children's Books in 100 Books
    A History of Children's Books in 100 Books (Hardback) Roderick Cave, Sara Ayad

    This book takes a global perspective, tracing the development of children's literature from ancient stories such as Aesop's Fables and the Indian Panchatantra, to the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, to the highly collectable Ladybird books of the 20th century, and up to modern classics and bestsellers such as the Harry Potter series.

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  • A Little History of Literature
    A Little History of Literature (English, Hardback) John Sutherland

    A much-loved author brings the world of literature alive for all ages

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  • The Translation of Children's Literature
    The Translation of Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Gillian Lathey

    Research across a number of disciplines has in recent years contributed to a rapidly developing knowledge and understanding of the cross-cultural transformation and reception of children's literature. This book gathers together essays published during the last 30 years on the history, challenges and difference of translating for the young reader.

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  • Modern Children's Literature
    Modern Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Catherine Butler

    The second edition of this established introductory text has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded to reflect current issues in the field. It features new chapters by leading names on key topics such as canon formation, fantasy, and technology, and includes an essay on children's poetry by the former Children's Laureate, Michael Rosen.

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  • Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me
    Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me (English, Paperback) Jill Kolongowski

    The Harry Potter novels played a significant role in the childhoods of millions of adults. This collection of literary criticism revisits the bestselling YA novels through the perspective of a grown up, examining the impact of, and lessons that can be learned from, Harry and his fellow wizards.

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  • Tales of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal
    Tales of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal (English, Paperback) Christine Alexander

    In this new edition the writings of the young Brontes - Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and Branwell - are presented together for the first time in a single volume. The fantasy worlds of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal, experiments in romance and realism, provided a rich source for their later work and offer an insight into their developing creativity.

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  • Reading the Child in Children's Literature
    Reading the Child in Children's Literature (English, Paperback) David Rudd

    An essential text that provides students with a dynamic, sophisticated and controversial look at the critical representation of the child in children's literature, arguing for a more open and eclectic approach: one that celebrates the diverse power, appeal and possibilities of children's literature.

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Children's Literature
    The Cambridge Companion to Children's Literature (English, Paperback) M. O. Grenby

    A wide-ranging introduction to an exciting and rapidly expanding field.

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  • Children's Literature: Approaches and Territories
    Children's Literature: Approaches and Territories (English, Paperback) Janet Maybin, Nicola J. Watson

    How has children's literature been defined? Emphasising how children's literature is embedded in the social life of children and adults, the collection brings together lively and accessible scholarly essays by leading scholars, some reprinted and others newly commissioned.

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  • Discovering the Hidden Wisdom of The Little Prince
    Discovering the Hidden Wisdom of The Little Prince (English, Hardback) Pierre Lassus

    Finally, one of the most of the most beloved books every published?explained. ...

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  • Introducing Children's Literature
    Introducing Children's Literature (English, Paperback) Deborah Cogan Thacker, Jean Webb

    Focussing on the major literary movements from Romanticism to Postmodernism, Thacker and Webb examine the concerns of each period and the ways in which these concerns influence and are influenced by children's literature.

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