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The Norton Anthology of Children's…

The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature

by Jack Zipes (Editor), Gillian Avery (Editor), Peter Hunt (Editor), Lissa Paul (Editor), Lynne Vallone (Editor)

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A Peaceable Kingdom: The Shaker Abecedarius by Alice Provensen

Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel

Beauty and the Beast by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont

The Light Princess by George MacDonald

The Griffin and the Minor Canon by Frank R. Stockton

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame

Wanda Gag's the Sorcerer's Apprentice by Wanda Gág

The Truthful Harp by Lloyd Alexander

The Faithless Lollybird and Other Stories by Joan Aiken

The Lady and the Merman [short story] by Jane Yolen

The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

Antelope Woman: An Apache Folktale by Michael Lacapa

Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault

Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf by Catherine Storr

Little Red Hood: A classic story, bent out of shape by Tony Ross

Ruby by Michael Emberley

Fables, ancient and modern : adapted for the use of children by William Godwin

The Baby's Own Aesop, being the Fables condensed in Rhyme with Portable Morals pictorally pointed by Walter Crane

The Giant Crab And Other Tales from Old India by W. H. D. Rouse

Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Elephant's Child by Rudyard Kipling (indirect)

How the Camel Got His Hump by Rudyard Kipling (indirect)

The Crab that Played with the Sea by Rudyard Kipling (indirect)

How the rhinoceros got his skin by Rudyard Kipling (indirect)

The Beginning of the Armadillos by Rudyard Kipling (indirect)

Further Fables for Our Time by James Thurber

Ox of the Wonderful Horns, The: And Other African Folktales by Ashley Bryan

The Sea-Thing Child by Russell Hoban

The pantheon: Or, the ancient history of the gods of Greece and Rome : for the use of schools, and young persons of both sexes by William Godwin

Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Heroes by Charles Kingsley

The God Beneath the Sea by Leon Garfield

The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum

The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table: Newly Re-Told Out Of The Old Romances by Roger Lancelyn Green

The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz

John Henry by Julius Lester

A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children, in Two Parts by James Janeway

The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

The Pilgrim's Progress (unabridged and amplified) on cassette tape: Part One by John Bunyan (indirect)

Pilgrim's Progress, Part 2: Christiana by John Bunyan (indirect)

Divine and Moral Songs for Children (Family Titles) by Isaac Watts

Jessica's First Prayer by Hesba Stretton

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Picture Puffin) by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Holiday House by Catherine Sinclair

The New Mother by Lucy Lane Clifford

Capture of Father Time [short stories] by L. Frank Baum

The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit

Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

Summer Reading Is Killing Me! by Jon Scieszka

The Stolen Body by H. G. Wells

Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein

Of Mist, Grass and Sand (novelette) by Vonda N. McIntyre

The Bleeding Man and Other Science Fiction Stories by Craig Strete

Millions of Cats by Wanda Gág

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone

The Shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide

Dinner at Alberta's by Russell Hoban

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes

The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia McKissack

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg

Baaa by David Macaulay

Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann

Under the Window by Kate Greenaway

Sing a Song of Sixpence by Randolph Caldecott

The Real Mother Goose by Blanche Fisher Wright

The Adventures of two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg (Illustrated Poetry) by Bertha Upton

Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman

Sam and the Tigers; A New Telling of 'Little Black Sambo' by Julius Lester

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Clever Bill by William Nicholson

The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff

Angus and the Ducks by Marjorie Flack

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May

The Happy Lion by Louise Fatio

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins

How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen by Russell Hoban

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner

Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan Ahlberg

Come Away From The Water, Shirley by John Burningham

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall

Possum Magic by Mem Fox

Merry Christmas, Ernest and Celestine by Gabrielle Vincent

I Hate My Teddy Bear by David McKee

Lizzy's Lion by Dennis Lee

Hairy Maclary's Caterwaul Caper by Lynley Dodd

Black and White by David Macaulay

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

Yellow Kid no. 1 by Rafael Marín

Little Nemo in Slumberland: So Many Splendid Sundays! by Winsor McCay

Tintin in America by Hergé

Tintin in the Land of the Soviets by Hergé

Asterix in Britain by René Goscinny

The Life of Pope John Paul II (comic) (Vol. # 1, No. 1 Issue) by Marvel Comics Group

The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear

The Jumblies by Edward Lear

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

17 Kings and 42 Elephants by Margaret Mahy

Sing-Song by Christina G. Rossetti

A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

Peacock Pie by Walter De la Mare

The Penny fiddle; poems for children by Robert Graves

The Bat-Poet by Randall Jarrell

Early in the Morning: A Collection of New Poems by Charles Causley

Some of the Days of Everett Anderson by Lucille Clifton

Confetti: Poems for Children by Pat Mora

Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson

Come on into My Tropical Garden: Poems for Children by Grace Nichols

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

A Christmas Carol by Barbara Field

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

Don'ts for girls: A manual of mistakes by Minna Thomas Antrim

It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library) by Robie H. Harris

A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Homesick by Jean Fritz

Benjamin Franklin: The New American by Milton Meltzer

Raggylug The Cottontail Rabbit And Other Animal Stories. With Pictures By The Author by Ernest Thompson Seton

Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne

Piglet is Entirely Surrounded by Water by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Christopher Robin Gives Pooh a Party by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Bees by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Pooh Goes Visiting by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Pooh Goes Visiting & Piglet Nearly Catches a Woozle by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Winnie the Pooh and the Pebble Hunt by A. A. Milne (indirect)

Eeyore Loses a Tail by A. A. Milne (indirect)

James Bowie and His Famous Knife by Shannon Garst

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

The Governess; or, The Little Female Academy by Sarah Fielding

Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes

Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

My Name Is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada

Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes

Mary Wollstonecraft's Original Stories by Mary Wollstonecraft

Lazy Lawrence and other stories, by Maria Edgeworth

The birth-day present by Maria Edgeworth

Psyche's art [short stories] by Louisa May Alcott

Editha's Burglar: A Story for Children by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary

Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear by Lensey Namioka

The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

What Hearts by Bruce Brooks

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0393327760, Paperback)

Comprehensive and visually rich, this new Norton Anthology, in a beautiful slipcased gift edition, traces the remarkable innovation and enduring pleasures of children's literature.

The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature celebrates the richness and variety of over 350 years of literary works for children. This groundbreaking anthology includes 170 authors and illustrators of alphabets and animal fables, fairy tales and fantasy, picture books and nursery verse, among many other genres. Here readers will find beloved works by Charles Perrault, Lewis Carroll, J. M. Barrie, L. M. Montgomery, and Dr. Seuss along with historical classics—The New-England Primer and Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses—and major voices from the multicultural and global contemporary scene. Over 40 longer complete works and over 400 illustrations, including 60 in color, enhance this comprehensive and visually rich anthology.

With introductions that offer fresh insights into the cultural contexts of children's literature and childhood itself over four centuries, author headnotes, annotations, bibliographies, and a timeline, The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature illuminates a literary tradition whose power to instruct and delight is both centuries old and startlingly new. 60 color and 375 black-and-white illustrations

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A collection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, representing 170 authors and illustrators, and including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from others.

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