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John Newbery and His Books: Trade and Plumb-Cake for Ever, Huzza!
     

John Newbery and His Books: Trade and Plumb-Cake for Ever, Huzza!

by John Rowe Townsend
 

An invaluable resource for students and teachers of children's literature, this book covers Newbery's work and achievements as a publisher and bookseller.

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An invaluable resource for students and teachers of children's literature, this book covers Newbery's work and achievements as a publisher and bookseller.

Editorial Reviews

Joys
...an exceptionally lively and honest portrait. This is an indispensable source for anyone who cares about children's books, lucid, affectionate, and scrupulously scholarly.
The Horn Book Magazine
...a thoughtful introduction to this enterprising gentleman in the context of eighteenth-century Enlightenment.
J. Benardete
Invaluable for students and teachers of children's literature.
Australian Library Review
...an excellent summary of Newbery's achievements as a publisher and bookseller...attractively illustrated...an excellent and readable account of a man who was an innovator...recommended to the student of children's literature and the general reader alike..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810829503
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.63(d)

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