Pipers at the gates of dawn: the wisdom of children's literature

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Random House, Apr 1, 1983 - Literary Criticism - 327 pages
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Essay-interviews with six outstanding, contemporary creators of and experts on children's literature reveal the necessity of children's literature in our lives and that literature is communication of our deepest feelings and beliefs

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The funny thing about this book is that, although it references The Wind in the Willows in the title, there is no actual discussion of the book within the text. Hah! It was a good literary book anyway ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

Jonathan Cott is a contributing editor at "Rolling Stone" and has written for the "New York Times" and the" New Yorker," He is the author of the forthcoming "On the Sea of Memory,"" "a collection of poems, a critical biography of Bob Dylan, a number of collections of interviews--including" Visions and Voices"--and a collection of writing on music, "Back to a Shadow in the Night: Music Writings and Interviews 1968-1991," He is the editor of Studs Terkel's forthcoming book "And They All Sang," a collection of Terkel's interviews with musical personalities.

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