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Oxford Children"s Book of the 20th Century

A Concise Guide to a Century of Contrast and Change

by Ross, Stewart.

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392078M
ISBN 100195214889
ISBN 109780195214888

  The 20 th Century Children’s Book Treasury is a collection of short, unrelated stories, so below are excerpts, one for each reading level Schulman, a long-time children’s book editor and publisher, outlines. A Red Story for the Youngest Child: I Am a Bunny, written by Ole Risom, illustrated by Richard Scarry () “I am a bunny. John Locke, famous writer and philosopher wrote this particular book called, "Some Thoughts Concerning Education". This book was the most important book of Education in England. This book is different from most modern story books because reads more like a instruction manual than a story. American children's poetry began with Native American cradle songs, moved on to a rhymed alphabet, blossomed in the 19th century with "A Visit from St. Nicholas," expanded widely in the 20th century, and continues with vigor into the new millennium/5().


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Felicity Hughes suggests that whereas for much of the 19th century novels were published for family reading, by the turn of the century there was a split between fiction aimed at children and fiction aimed at adults, and the status of the former was lower.

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The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia P. Hale. () The amusing adventures and foibles of the rather foolish, but lovable New England family. Most of the chapters read like discreet stories and will provide a nice chuckle for you and your kids before bedtime. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang.

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OXFORD BOOK OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY GHOST STORIES Edited by CMichael Cox Oxford New York OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS CONTENTS Introduction xi IN THE DARK () E. Nesbit ROOUM (l9Il) Oliver Onions THE SHADOWY THIRD () Ellen Glasgow THE DIARY OF MR POYNTER () M. James. The fourth installment in this distinguished and unprecedented series brings us to the twentieth century.

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