Twentieth-century Children's Writers


Author: Laura Standley Berger

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: 9781558621770

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1272

View: 9043

Compiles biographical and bibliographical information and critical essays on hundreds of English-language authors

Children's Literature

A Guide to Information Sources


Author: Margaret W. Denman-West

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563084485

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 187

View: 7637

Lists works of fiction, juvenile series, poetry, and drama suitable for children's libraries

Writing a Children's Book

How to Write for Children and Get Published


Author: Pamela Cleaver

Publisher: How To Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781857039252

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

View: 7499

This guide covers the writing of picture books, plots and planning, teenage fiction and non-fiction books. The author also deals with the business side of publishing, including market research and finding a publisher.

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults


Author: Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135373361

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

View: 6290

This volume examines a variety of utopian writing for children from the 18th century to the present day, defining and exploring this new genre in the field of children's literature. The original essays discuss thematic conventions and present detailed case studies of individual works. All address the pedagogical implications of work that challenges children to grapple with questions of perfect or wildly imperfect social organizations and their own autonomy. The book includes interviews with creative writers and the first bibliography of utopian fiction for children.

Key Concepts in Creative Writing


Author: Matt Morrison

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137118962

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 1562

A comprehensive writers' guide to the terminology used across the creative writing industries and in the major literary movements. Packed with practical tips for honing writing skills and identifying opportunities for publication and production, it also explains the workings of publishing houses, literary agencies and producing theatres.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature


Author: Bernice E. Cullinan,Diane Goetz Person

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826417787

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 863

View: 8686

Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.

Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults

An Annotated Bibliography


Author: Ruth Nadelman Lynn

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1092

View: 4366

Indespensible for maintaining a strong fantasy collection, this classic guide features more than 4,800 fantasy novels and story collections that have been reviewed and recommended by at least two leading journals. New to this edition are: 1,500 new fantasy novels and collections 4,000 new sources in the research guide, which includes more than 10,500 articles, books, and disserations five new review sources added to the 24 previously cited recommendation symbols that denote superior quality numbered entries for quick reference and an expanded Subject Index Ten topical chapters range from Allegorical Fantasy and Literary Fairy Tales to Witchraft and Sorcery. Each annotated title includes extensive bibliographic references, along with reading level, major awards won, recommendation symbols, and review citations.

Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance


Author: Katharine Capshaw Smith

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253218889

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 338

View: 9905

An essential work demonstrating the importance of children's literature to the writers of the Harlem Renaissance