Story Time: Essays On The Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection Of American Children's Literature

Paperback | January 10, 2017

Epilogue byTimothy YoungContribution byBrian Alderson, Jill Campbell

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The history of children’s literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature, one of the world’s richest sources for original books, manuscripts, and artwork. The essays, commissioned for this volume, examine little-known backstories of three hundred years of classic children’s literature, from Louisa May Alcott to Langston Hughes to Mo Willems.

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The history of children’s literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature, one of the world’s richest sources for original boo...

Timothy Young is curator of modern books and manuscripts at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300218451

ISBN - 13:9780300218459

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