The Literature of Delight: A Critical Guide to Humourous Books for Children by Kimberly Olson Fakih, Kimerly Olson Fakih |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Literature of Delight: A Critical Guide to Humourous Books for Children

The Literature of Delight: A Critical Guide to Humourous Books for Children

by Kimberly Olson Fakih, Kimerly Olson Fakih
     
 

Humor is one of the best routes to hook youngsters on reading. The Literature of Delight provides unparalleled access to some 800 of the most appealing humor books--fiction and nonfiction. All entries are critically annotated and range from first books (board books, picture books) to young adult novels. British, Canadian, Australian, and translated works are

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Humor is one of the best routes to hook youngsters on reading. The Literature of Delight provides unparalleled access to some 800 of the most appealing humor books--fiction and nonfiction. All entries are critically annotated and range from first books (board books, picture books) to young adult novels. British, Canadian, Australian, and translated works are included as well. The Literature of Delight is organized by both age/grade levels and categories of humor, such as Folk Tales, Fables, and Tall Tales; Non-Verbal Humor; Physical Humor, Slapstick, Vaudeville, Farce; and Fantasy, among others. Indexes by title, author, subject, and character.

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Identifies and describes some 800 fiction and nonfiction books, most published within the last decade. All entries are critically annotated, and they range from "first" board books to young adult novels. Arranged in 17 chapters that focus on specific types of humor, e.g. cautionary, irreverent, gothic, crude. Thoroughly indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835230278
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/1993
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.13(d)

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