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From the simple words and beautiful illustrations in Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"to the antics of Ludwig Bemelman's "Madeline, "the English-language writers of children's fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama are explored in vivid detail in the" St. James Guide to Children's Writers" (formerly "Twentieth-Century Children's Writers").
This fully updated 5th edition examines the main 20th-century English-language writers of fiction, poetry and drama for children; for the first time, selected authors of nonfiction are also included. More than 750 entrants comprise this one-volume work of biography, bibliography and criticism -- more than 70 of whom are new to this edition.
Included in the 5th edition are a variety of new writers who have contributed to this fascinating literary genre such as: Stan and Jan Berenstain Norman Bridwell Edward Gorey William Joyce Dayal Khalse William Kurelek Celia Lottridge Mercer Mayer Peter Sis And many others
Title: St. James Guide to Children's Writers Edition 5.
Edition: 5th Edition
Publisher: St. James Press: 1998-12-04 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 1558623698
ISBN Number 13: 9781558623699
Book Condition: Used - Good
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