The Resource A history of children's books in 100 books, Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad

A history of children's books in 100 books, Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad

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A history of children's books in 100 books
Title
A history of children's books in 100 books
Statement of responsibility
Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad
Title variation
History of children's books in one hundred books
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Language
eng
Summary
While the modern children's book, intended specifically for the enjoyment of children, did not emerge until 18th-century Europe, its roots span centuries and continents: children's literature began with fables, myths and folk tales from the oral tradition. A History of the Children's Book in 100 Books takes a global perspective and traces the development of the genre from ancient stories such as Aesop's Fables and the Indian Panchatantra, through the Puritan primers of the 17th century, to the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, to the highly collectable Ladybird books of the 20th century, and up to modern classics and bestsellers such as the Harry Potter series. Illustrations have often been key components of children's stories, visualizing fantastic scenes and making them instantly recognizable. Original artwork from iconic illustrators such as Arthur Rackham, Walter Crane and John Tenniel is beautifully reproduced throughout
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Cave, Roderick
Dewey number
002.08309
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PN1009.A1
  • Z1037.A1
LC item number
  • C37 2017
  • C38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ayad, Sara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's books
  • Children's literature
  • Children
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Printing
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Children's books
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Printing
  • HISTORY / Civilization
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's & Young Adult Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
A history of children's books in 100 books, Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- First steps : oral traditions and pre-literacy -- Once upon a time, in a land far away -- Abecedarias and battledores -- The 'child's first tutor' : the education of the young -- Small books for small people : the growth of publishing for the young -- Tales of tails : animal stories for children -- Innocence, experience and old-fashioned nonsense -- Fairies and frighteners : tempters, tearaways and cautionary tales -- Heroes in action : time-travel, detection and derring-do -- The war years and beyond -- Growing up fast : comics, TV and new media -- Records of a lost age : children's books as historical artefacts
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781770859579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982389672
  • 1694021
  • (OCoLC)ocn982389672
  • 1694021
Label
A history of children's books in 100 books, Roderick Cave and Sara Ayad
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- First steps : oral traditions and pre-literacy -- Once upon a time, in a land far away -- Abecedarias and battledores -- The 'child's first tutor' : the education of the young -- Small books for small people : the growth of publishing for the young -- Tales of tails : animal stories for children -- Innocence, experience and old-fashioned nonsense -- Fairies and frighteners : tempters, tearaways and cautionary tales -- Heroes in action : time-travel, detection and derring-do -- The war years and beyond -- Growing up fast : comics, TV and new media -- Records of a lost age : children's books as historical artefacts
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781770859579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982389672
  • 1694021
  • (OCoLC)ocn982389672
  • 1694021

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