Children's Literature Studies: General


"The Annotated Hans Christian Anderson"

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Tatar, Maria M. (trans.) Celebrates the stories told by Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults. This book shows how Andersen became one of the world's ten most translated authors, along with Shakespeare, Dickens and Marx. It also contains annotations that explore the social and cultural dimensions of the nineteenth century. With 146 illustrations including colour. Hardback, 416 pages. Size: 260 x 225 mm. Weight: 1442g.
Author:  Anderson, H.C. (Tatar, Maria M., ed.)
ISBN:  0393060810
Publisher:  W W Norton & Co Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Children's Literature Studies: General

"Children Writing Stories"

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Reveals the creative force of children's narrative imagination and shows how this develops through childhood. This book offers a way of understanding of the significance of narrative for children's intellectual growth and for learning and teaching. It also explores a series of real stories written by children between the ages of five and fifteen. With illustrations. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 228 x 152 mm. Weight: 345g.
Author:  Armstrong, Michael
ISBN:  0335219764
Publisher:  Open University Press
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Children's Literature Studies: General

"Edith Nesbit"

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Edith Nesbit is one of the greatest children's writers of the century. Her readers loved to think of her as a reassuringly aunt-like figure. This biography reveals her as a demanding and adventurous woman who broke all society's rules in her search for love. It also explores the relationship between her life and her fiction. With illustrations. Paperback, 432 pages. Size: 198 x 125 mm. Weight: 503g.
Author:  Briggs, Julia
ISBN:  0752442546
Publisher:  The History Press Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"Walking With Beatrix Potter"

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Presents fifteen walks in the Lake District, suitable for the young and all with direct connections either to Beatrix Potter's stories or to her life as a farmer and conservationist. This work also includes maps, illustrations and directions that include parking and refreshment suggestions, and more. With 120 illustrations. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 170 x 112 mm. Weight: 314g.
Author:  Buckley, Norman Buckley, June
ISBN:  0711227233
Publisher:  Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"The Annotated Secret Garden"

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The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett's story of an orphan girl who moves from India to the Yorkshire countryside, has become a favourite book of various generations. This title brings out aspects of Burnett's life that led her to write the book, details of Victorian England, attitudes towards children and Burnett's spiritual leanings. With 55 colour, 46 b/w illustrations. Hardback, 384 pages. Size: 260 x 225 mm. Weight: 1121g.
Author:  Burnett, Frances Hodgson (Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook, ed.)
ISBN:  0393060292
Publisher:  W W Norton & Co Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Children's Literature Studies: General

"Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature"

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With 1,200 biographical-critical entries and nearly 100 topical articles all written by experts in the field, this work covers 150 years of children's literature in many cultures. With 8 colour pl 130halftones. Hardback, 872 pages. Size: 254 x 192 mm. Weight: 1360g.
Author:  Cullinan, Bernice E. Person, Dianne G.
ISBN:  0826415164
Publisher:  Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"The Unauthorised Harry Potter Companion"

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A Guide to JK Rowling and the Stories of Hogwart's School. An integrated picture of the whole series, showing JK Rowling's worldview and spirituality, the themes and literary features of her books, and how she upholds the moral virtues and values championed by most classic children's authors, such as JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis, while including values of inclusiveness and dealing with loss that are special to her and which speak clearly to the issues that concern us nowadays. With illustrations. Paperback, Weight: 455g.
Author:  Duriez, Colin
ISBN:  0750944706
Publisher:  The History Press Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"The Annotated Brothers Grimm"

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The 'Annotated Brothers Grimm' celebrates the richness and dramatic power of the fables. With 40 newly translated stories - including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Snow White and Rapunzel - Tatar redefines the Grimm canon. With 75 colour, 75 b&w illustrations. New ed. Hardback, 416 pages. Size: 262 x 225 mm. Weight: 1446g.
Author:  Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm
ISBN:  0393058484
Publisher:  W W Norton & Co Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Children's Literature Studies: General

"The Child That Haunts Us"

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Focuses on the symbolic use of the child archetype through the exploration of miniature characters from the realms of children's literature. This book emphasises that the treatment by any society, past or present, of its smallest and most vulnerable members is truly revealing of the values it really holds. With 2 black & white tables. Paperback, 168 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 211g.
Author:  Hancock, Susan
ISBN:  0415447763
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Children's Literature Studies: General

"Children's Literature"

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"Blackwell Guides to Literature" series; A practical guide providing a comprehensive introduction to English-language children's literature from the 18th century to 21st century. With 0. Paperback, 360 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 535g.
Author:  Hunt, Peter
ISBN:  0631211411
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishers
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Children's Literature Studies: General

"Quests and Kingdoms"

A Grown-Up's Guide to Children's Fantasy Literature

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Paperback, 464 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 688g.
Author:  Johansen, K.V.
ISBN:  0968802443
Publisher:  Sybertooth Inc
Date:  2005  (Canada)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"A Treasury of Narnia"

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Aimed at both children and adults, this treasury has sections on different aspects of Narnian life and customs, on the people who travelled to Narnia, on its rulers, wise or evil, and on the books themselves. There are many early photographs of the author and his family. With illustrations, photographs. Hardback, 128 pages. Size: 227 x 207 mm. Weight: 854g.
Author:  Lewis, C. S. Sibley, Brian Sage, Alison
ISBN:  0001857169
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  1999  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"Boys and Girls Forever"

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Are some of the world's most talented writers of children's books essentially children themselves? In this series of essays, author Alison Lurie considers this theory, exploring children's classics from many eras and relating them to the authors who wrote them, including Louisa May Alcott, Salman Rushdie, Dr Seuss and J.K. Rowling. New ed. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 188g.
Author:  Lurie, Alison
ISBN:  0099453894
Publisher:  Vintage
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"Boys and Girls Forever"

Reflections on Children's Classics

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Ranging from Little Women to Harry Potter, and from Dr Seuss to Haroun and the Sea of Stories, this is a collection of fascinating and entertaining pieces about children's literature. Lurie's topics include what fairy tales teach us, authors and illustrators, and poetry by and for children. Hardback, 256 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Lurie, Alison
ISBN:  0701175192
Publisher:  Vintage
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

"Eden's Outcasts"

The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

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Louisa May Alcott was wilful and exuberant, and flew in the face of all her father's intricate theories of child rearing. In a family that insisted on self-denial and spiritual striving, Louisa dreamed of wealth and fame. At the same time, like most daughters, she wanted her father's approval. This book tells the story of their relationship. With 26 illustrations. Hardback, 512 pages. Size: 243 x 163 mm. Weight: 847g.
Author:  Matteson, John
ISBN:  0393059642
Publisher:  W W Norton & Co Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Children's Literature Studies: General

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