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Published: 23 March 2017

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780198715542

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Second Edition

Daniel Hahn

  • Over 3,500 authoritative and accessible entries on every aspect of children's literature, covering authors, illustrators, works, characters, genres, and much more. From Mark Haddon to Harry Potter, Raymond Briggs to Maurice Sendak, and Douglas Adams to The Gruffalo
  • Features entries on English-language authors, works, and illustrators from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, as well as the UK and Ireland
  • Coverage of non-English-language authors, whose works exist in English translation, including Timothee de Fombelle, Cornelia Funke, and Astrid Lindgren
  • Useful lists of children's literature prizes and prizewinners

New to this Edition:

  • Over 900 entries new to this edition, including Mr Magnolia, The Cat in the Hat, Terry Pratchett, and Quidditch
  • Complete text has been thoroughly revised and updated

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