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ERIC Number: ED114793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 236
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How to Find Out About Children's Literature. Third Edition.
Ellis, Alec
This third edition briefly reviews the development of children's literature in Great Britain and abroad, and provides a guide to bibliographical material which is available for use in selection. The book contains chapters dealing with: the growing importance of children's books; guidance from national and international organizations, and collections; guidance from general keys to book selection and from keys to book selection for schools; guidance from histories and criticisms of children's literature, as well as from periodical articles; the history of children's literature to 1900; current fiction for children, from 1900; poetry and prose; school and information books; Commonwealth and American Literature; translations and retellings; purpose in children's reading; and reading and child development. (LL)
Pergamon Press Incorporated, Maxwell House, Fairview Park, Elmsford, New York 10523 ($3.95 paper, $5.00 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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