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British Childrens Books in the Twentieth Century Frank Eyre

British Childrens Books in the Twentieth Century

Frank Eyre

Published 1971
ISBN : 9780582150676
Hardcover
208 pages
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Frank Eyres standard study of modern British childrens literature was first published in 1952 in England under the title, 20th Century Childrens Books. This new book is a revised and expanded version of the earlier one.Mr. Eyre begins with anMoreFrank Eyres standard study of modern British childrens literature was first published in 1952 in England under the title, 20th Century Childrens Books. This new book is a revised and expanded version of the earlier one.Mr. Eyre begins with an introductory section on the historical development of childrens literature and follows this with chapters examining the main trends in British childrens books from 1900 to the present day. He devotes special attention to discussing authors, artists, and books that have been recognized as particularly outstanding in the field.Appendices on writing in British Commonwealth countries, listings of book award winners, and an extensive bibliography of books about childrens literature add to the value of this readable and informative guide to contemporary British writing for children.