eBook Children’s Literature Review: Excerpts from Reviews, Criticism, & Commentary on Books for Children & Young People

  • Volume 187
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  • ISBN-10: 1414493851
  • ISBN-13: 9781414493855
  • DDC: 028.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 259 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2013
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Children’s Literature Review assembles critical responses to the writings of the world’s most renowned children’s writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genre and its creators. Each entry includes a set of previously published reviews, essays, and other critical responses from sources that include scholarly books and journals, literary magazines, interviews, letters, and diaries, carefully selected to create a representative history and cross-section of critical responses.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries in this volume include: Louise Fitzhugh, Garth Nix, Cynthia Rylant, and Mark Twain.
  • A cumulative title index to the entire series is published separately (included in subscription).

What's New

  • Each volume includes cumulative author name and nationality indexes as well as a volume-specific title index.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414494289 | ISBN-13: 9781414494289

Table of Contents

Louise Fitzhugh 1928-1974 (Entry devoted to the juvenile novel Harriet the Spy, 1964).
Garth Nix 1963- (Australian author of novels, short stories, and fiction for children, juveniles, young adults, and adults).
Cynthia Rylant 1954- (American author and illustrator of juvenile and young-adult fiction, picture books, and poetry).
Mark Twain 1835-1910 (Entry devoted to the young-adult novel Pudd’nhead Wilson, 1893-94).