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The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
Edited by Russ Kick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805302
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The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature
The World's Greatest Kids' Lit as Comics and Visuals
Edited by Russ Kick


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2014
Price: $38.95

The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature--from ancient times to the late twentieth century--as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by the best comics artists and illustrators. Fairy tales, fables, fantastical... Read more >
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651503
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Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $22.99

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s... Read more >
How the Heather Looks
How the Heather Looks
Written by Joan Bodger
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ISBN: 9780771011290
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How the Heather Looks
A Joyous Journey to the British Sources of Children's Books
Written by Joan Bodger


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $16.50

Over forty years ago, Joan Bodger, her husband, and two children went to Britain on a very special family quest. They were seeking the world that they knew and loved through children’s books.

In Winnie-the-Pooh Country, Mrs. Milne showed them the way to “that enchanted place on the top of the Forest... Read more >
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How the Heather Looks
How the Heather Looks
Written by Joan Bodger
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ISBN: 9780771012952
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How the Heather Looks
A Joyous Journey to the British Sources of Children's Books
Written by Joan Bodger


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $12.99

Over forty years ago, Joan Bodger, her husband, and two children went to Britain on a very special family quest. They were seeking the world that they knew and loved through children’s books.

In Winnie-the-Pooh Country, Mrs. Milne showed them the way to “that enchanted place on the top of the Forest... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
God of the Fairy Tale
God of the Fairy Tale
Written by Jim Ware
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ISBN: 9780307552693
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God of the Fairy Tale
Finding Truth in the Land of Make-Believe
Written by Jim Ware


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

What Treasures Are Hidden in the Enchanted Woods?

More than just bedtime traditions, more than simple children’s literature, the most enduring stories are echoes of the greatest of all stories, the Gospel. God of the Fairy Tale is a collection of spiritual reflections on the truths found in classic fairy tales, truths... Read more >
The Logic of Alice
The Logic of Alice
Written by Bernard M. Patten
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ISBN: 9781591026754
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The Logic of Alice
Clear Thinking in Wonderland
Written by Bernard M. Patten


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2008
Price: $21.99

Many commentaries have been devoted to Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The interpretations range from Freudian analysis to speculations about the real-life people who may have inspired the animal characters.
In this unique approach to interpreting Alice, the fruit of ten years of research, Dr. Bernard M. Patten shows... Read more >
Philp Pullman's His Dark Materials
Philp Pullman's His Dark Materials
Written by Leonard F. Wheat
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ISBN: 9781591025894
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Philp Pullman's His Dark Materials
A Multiple Allegory
Written by Leonard F. Wheat


Format: Trade Paperback, 338 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2007
Price: $21.99

Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy is one of the most popular fantasy works of our time. Both the trilogy and the movies based on it are being marketed chiefly as YA (young adult) fare. But Leonard F. Wheat shows in this fascinating analysis that His Dark Materials is far more... Read more >
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