The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature: Dubo-Lowr
Oxford University Press, 2006 - Children's literature - 469 pages
Comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective that pays attention to significant international trends and the multicultural expansion of the field, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.
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