Cautionary Tales for Children

Designed for the Admonition of Children Between the Ages of Eight and Fourteen Years
Author: Hilaire Belloc
Publisher: N.A
Category: Children's poetry
Page: 79
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Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

Creative and critical responses to visual texts
Author: Janet Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317631609
Category: Education
Page: 294
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It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial subject matter and unconventional, often unsettling style of illustration challenge the reader, pushing them to question and probe deeper to understand what the book is about. In addition to the book challenging the reader, the reader often challenges the book in an attempt to understand what is being said. These increasingly popular picturebooks work on many different levels; they are truly polysemic and worthy of in-depth analysis. They push the reader to ask questions and in many instances are intrinsically philosophical, often dealing with fundamental life issues. Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks examines these unconventional, non-conformist picturebooks, considering what they are, their audience and their purpose. It also considers: Children’s and adults’ thoughts on these kinds of picturebooks. How challenging and unsettling wordless picturebooks can play with the mind and promote philosophical thought. What creates non-conformity and strangeness ... is it the illustrations and their style, the subject matter or a combination of both? Why certain countries create, promote and accept these picturebooks more than others. Why certain picturebooks are censored and what factors are in play when these decisions are made. The role of publishers in translating and publishing these picturebooks. Children’s creative and critical responses to strange, unsettling and often disturbing visual texts. This inspiring and thought-provoking volume explores the work of a number of highly respected, international picturebook experts and includes an exclusive interview with the legendary Klaus Flugge, Managing Director of Andersen Press, one of the few remaining independent children’s book publishers in England. It is an indispensable reference for all interested in or working with picturebooks, including researchers, students in higher and teacher education, English advisors/inspectors, literacy consultants and classroom teachers.

Cautionary Tales & Bad Child's Book of Beasts

Author: Hilaire Belloc
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486174204
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 128
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Adored by readers of all ages, these classics feature witty stories, rhymes, and hilarious drawings of the fates that befall naughty children, plus an A-to-Z bestiary with droll observations on wildlife.

Black Participatory Research

Power, Identity, and the Struggle for Justice in Education
Author: Elizabeth R. Drame,Decoteau J. Irby
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137468998
Category: Education
Page: 205
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Black Participatory Research explores research partnerships that disrupt inequality, create change, and empower racially marginalized communities. Through presenting a series of co-reflections from professional and community researchers in different locations, this book explores the conflicts and tensions that emerge when professional interests, class and socio-economic statuses, age, geography, and cultural and language differences emerge alongside racial identity as central ways of seeing and being ourselves. Through the investigations of black researchers who collaborated in participatory research projects in post-Katrina New Orleans, USA the greater Philadelphia–New Jersey-Delaware region in the northeastern USA, and Senegal, West Africa, this book offers candid reflections of how shared identity, experiences, and differences shape the nature and process of participatory research.

The Athenaeum

Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,Vernon Horace Rendall,John Middleton Murry
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
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Author: Hilaire Belloc
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307830810
Category: Humor
Page: 416
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This volume contains all of the old favorites over which Hilaire Belloc’s admirers have been chuckling since the end of the 19th century—and the original illustrations by B.T.B. and Nicolas Bentley. It also contains many later verses in the same sly vein. Here you meet again the Horrible Examples (old favorites if you are very fortunate): Matilda, who told lies and was Burned to Death; Sarah Byng, who could not read and was tossed into a Thorny Hedge by a Bull; Lord Henry Chase, who got into a Libel Case; and the curiously instructive beasts who range from microbes to frozen mammoths, all of them inhabiting Mr. Belloc’s private zoological park. The republicationof these verses in one handsome volume is cause for rejoicing, especially among wise children, who will judge this edition of Cautionary Verses to be the ideal book for the education and edification of their parents.

Childhood in Poetry

A Catalogue of the Books of English and American Poets in the Library of the Florida State University. With Lists of the Poems that Relate to Childhood and Notes
Author: John MacKay Shaw
Publisher: N.A
Category: Children's poetry
Page: 2883
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Gershon's Monster

A Story for the Jewish New Year
Author: Eric A. Kimmel,Jon J. Muth,Baʻal Shem Ṭov
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439108393
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways.

A Garland from the golden age

an anthology of children's literature from 1850 to 1900
Author: Patricia Demers
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 508
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Offers selected excerpts from the works of English, American, and Canadian authors such as Frances Browne, Hesba Stretton, Jean Webster, Susan Coolidge, James DeMille, W.A. Fraser, and others. The selections, each of which is preceded by a brief biography

British children's writers, 1880-1914

Author: Laura M. Zaidman
Publisher: Gale
ISBN: 9780810355552
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 390
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pThis award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. IDictionary of Literary Biography /I provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. p IDictionary of Literary Biography /I systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods. PFor a listing of IDictionary of Literary Biography /I volumes sorted by genre a href ="/pdf/facts/DBLvolbygenre.pdf"click here. /a

Because I Said So!

The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids
Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476706964
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 272
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Draws on medical case histories, scientific findings, and personal research by the author to separate myth from fact and debunk a vast array of parental edicts.

Book Bulletin

Author: Chicago Public Library,Toronto Public Library
Publisher: N.A
Category: Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)
Page: N.A
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