The Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature: The Traditions in English (College Edition)

September 15, 2019 - Comment

Comprehensive and visually rich, this new Norton Anthology, in a beautiful slipcased gift edition, traces the remarkable innovation and enduring pleasures of children’s literature. The Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature brings together the work of 170 writers and illustrators, tracing the historical development of genres and traditions over 350 years of children’s literature in English.

Comprehensive and visually rich, this new Norton Anthology, in a beautiful slipcased gift edition, traces the remarkable innovation and enduring pleasures of children’s literature.

The Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature brings together the work of 170 writers and illustrators, tracing the historical development of genres and traditions over 350 years of children’s literature in English. Drawing on new scholarship exploring the social and cultural contexts of children’s literature, this flexible core anthology provides a teachable collection for a wide range of courses―the historical survey and period courses; theme- or topic-based courses; and interdisciplinary courses. 60 color, 375 black-and-white illustrations

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Anonymous says:

Phenomenal anthology Any student or person interested in the wide wealth of children’s literature would adore this book. In terms of format, content, and quality, this book is consistent with all Norton Anthology books. Includes useful and illuminating biographical information on authors as well as historical context of each piece. If you’ve never owned a Norton Anthology, you should know that the pages are really thin and the text is small. Makes no difference to me and doesn’t detract from the enjoyment. And Jack…

Anonymous says:

A Must Have for Every Parent This is a great gift to anyone with small children. There is nothing better for children than to be read to, daily. This is an inexhaustible anthology of fantastic stories that both children & parents will love. My wife and I have taken to giving this as a gift to every set of first-time parents. The feedback has been amazing, as every gift is well-received.

Anonymous says:

Perfect for Educators and English Major’s So much about Literature, and this book really helps to understand children’s literature. Many stories and poems too!

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