Booktalk: Occasional Writing on Literature and Children

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Harper & Row, 1985 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 183 pages
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A noted children's book author probes the theme of literature, children, and the role of adult in bringing the two together, with studies of Paul Zindel, Betsy Byars, Robert Cormier, E.B. White, Arnold Lobel, Maurice Sendak, and other noted authors

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Contents

Axes for Frozen Seas
14
The Reader in the Book
34
The Childs Changing Story
59
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Aidan Chambers worked for some years as a teacher before he and his wife, Nancy, founded the Thimble Press and published Signal, and a critical journal devoted to children's literature. In 1982 Nancy and Aidan won the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and Aidan's most recent title, Postcard From No Man's Land (Bodley Head), won the Carnegie Medal in 2000.

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