Journals Higher Education



27 May 1999

608 Pages | 134 b/w drawings, & halftones

ISBN: 9780198602286

Bookseller Code (06)

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Humphrey Carpenter and Mari Prichard

From Andy Pandy to Tiger Tim, penny dreadfuls to school stories, this is an indispensable reference book for anyone interested in children's books. Over 900 biographical entries deal with authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature. It's thorough -- and indispensable for teachers, librarians, and parents.