A child's delight

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University Press of New England, Oct 1, 1997 - Literary Collections - 161 pages
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A companion volume to the author's book, A Reader's Delight, a collection of essays rescues from obscurity thirty-three neglected gems of literature written for children, from the very young to adolescents. UP.

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Regarding Noel Perrin's book A Child's Delight , I must say it is also an adult's delight. In the 1980s he wrote a monthly column for the Washington Post: "It was called 'Rediscoveries.' Each of these ... Read full review

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Perrin (A Reader's Delight, Univ. Pr. of New England, 1988) has written a series of short and delightfully readable essays in which he discusses minor classics of children's literature that have been ... Read full review


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