Carol McD. Wallace is the author of several bestselling baby name books, as well as other books, including a guide to manners for children. She is a graduate of Princeton where she majored in comparative literature.
The Penguin Classic Baby Name Bookby Carol McD Wallace, Carol Wallace (Other)
Elegantly written, easy to use, and delightful to read, The
Expectant parents poring over baby name booksusually tomes as large and as interesting as phone booksare looking for that special name with special meaning, a name with a legacy, a name for the ages. What better place for book-loving parents to look for the right name than in literature?
Elegantly written, easy to use, and delightful to read, The Penguin Classic Baby Name Book is divided into sections of boys' and girls' names. Entries include information on origin, meaning, variations, and, most important, literary namesakes. Throughout the book are sidebars with mini essays about literary characters and naming trends, as well as quotations from the books themselves.
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