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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 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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[Preface] Our first encounters with literature take place in childhood, a time saturated with narratives that range from lullabies and hymns, fairy tales and bedtime stories, alphabets and how-to books, jokes and comic strips, beginning readers and school stories, to novels of fantasy, science fiction, and adventure.
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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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Most if not all of the inclusions are excerpts. The full contents is available at http://books.wwnorton.com/books/detai...
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