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Australia by Akinobu Yanagi
Bhutan by Scott Enk
Bolivia by Yoshiyuki Ikuhara
Brazil by MaryLee Knowlton
Brazil by Rhoda Sherwood
Burma by MaryLee Knowlton
Canada by David K. Wright
China by Yasuhiko Miyazima
Costa Rica by Ronnie Cummins
Cuba by Ronnie Cummins
Egypt by Valerie Weber
El Salvador by Ronnie Cummins
Finland by MaryLee Knowlton
Greece by Ryuichi Hirokawa
Guatemala by Ronnie Cummins
Hong Kong by David K. Wright
India by MaryLee Knowlton
Indonesia by MaryLee Knowlton
Ireland by Gini Holland
Italy by Rhoda Sherwood
Japan by Meredith Ackley
Jordan by Ryuichi Hirokawa
Malaysia by MaryLee Knowlton
Mexico by MaryLee Knowlton
Nepal by MaryLee Knowlton
New Zealand by MaryLee Knowlton
Nicaragua by Ronnie Cummins
Peru by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers
Philippines by Rhoda Sherwood
Poland by Gini Holland
Singapore by David K. Wright
South Africa by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers
South Korea: Photography by Makoto Kubota
Spain by MaryLee Knowlton
Sweden by MaryLee Knowlton
Tanzania by Valerie Weber
Thailand by David K. Wright
Turkey by Scott Enk
USSR by Julie Brown
Vietnam by Patricia Norland
West Germany by David K. Wright
West Germany by MaryLee Knowlton
Yugoslavia by Takako Yokotani
Zambia by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

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Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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