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The Norton anthology of children's literature : the traditions in English  Cover Image Book Book

The Norton anthology of children's literature : the traditions in English

Zipes, Jack, 1937- (Added Author).

Summary: A collection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, representing 170 authors and illustrators, and including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from others.

Item details

  • ISBN: 039397538X
  • ISBN: 9780393975383
  • ISBN: 0393327760
  • ISBN: 9780393327762
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxviii, 2471 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2005.
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 2451-2458) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Alphabets: from Orbis pictus / Johann Amos Comenius -- from A apple pie / Kate Greenaway -- The absolutely abstemious ass / Edward Lear -- from Dr. Seuss's ABC / Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] -- A peaceable kingdom / Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen -- Chapbooks: Tom Thumb -- Jack the giant killer -- The history of goody-two-shoes -- Children in the wood -- The history of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat -- The art of making money plenty -- The New-York cries -- Primers and readers: The New-England primer -- from A pretty pocket-book -- from Lessons for children / Anna Laetitia Barbauld -- New Canadian readers -- Fun with Dick and Jane -- Frog and Toad are friends -- Frog and Toad together / Arnold Lobel -- Letters on the most common, as well as most important occasions in life / John Newberry -- from Eight or nine wise words about letter-writing / Lewis Carroll -- Fairy tales: The master cat, or Puss in boots / Charles Perrault -- The governess-- or, Little female academy / Sarah Fielding -- Beauty and the beast / Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont -- Hansel and Gretel / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm -- The nightingale / Hans Christian Andersen -- The light princess / George Macdonald -- The griffin and the minor canon / Frank Stockton -- The happy prince / Oscar Wilde -- The reluctant dragon / Kenneth Grahame -- The discontented king / John B. Gruelle -- The sorcerer's apprentice / Wanda Gag -- The truthful harp / Lloyd Alexander -- The faithless lollybird / Joan Aiken -- The iron giant: a story in five nights / Ted Hughes -- Jack and the devil's daughter / Julius Lester -- The lady and the merman / Jane Yolen -- The paper bag princess / Robert Munsch -- The phantom heart / Laurence Yep -- Antelope woman: an Apache folktale / Michael Lacapa -- Little Red Riding Hood / Charles Perrault -- Little red cap / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm -- The true history of little golden-hood / Charles Marelle -- Little red riding-hood / Walter de la Mare -- Little Polly riding hood / Catherine Storr -- Little red riding hood and the wolf / Roald Dahl -- Little red riding hood / Tomi Ungerer -- Little red hood: a classic story bent out of shape / Tony Ross -- Ruby / Michael Emberley -- Wolf / Fancesca Lia Block --
Subject: Children's literature, English
Children's literature, American
Literature Collections
Littérature de jeunesse anglaise
Littérature de jeunesse américaine
Children's literature, American
Children's literature, English
Genre: Children's literature, American.
Children's literature, English.
Juvenile literature.

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