Written for children: an outline of English-language children's literature

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Lippincott, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 364 pages
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A splendid book.....reading it gives one a taste of the best in the genre. Read full review

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In which Mr. Townsend admires "The Wind In the Willows" and judges any and all other books inferior. Read full review


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Mr Locke and Mr Newbery
Rousseau and the lady writers

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