Thursday, January 21, 2010

Books on Children's Books

Books on the field of children's literature:
Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter
by Seth Lerer

Paperback: 9780226473017, University of Chicago, $19

Minders of Make Believe:Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature
by Leonard Ma
Hardcover: 9780395674079, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28

Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
by Leonard Marcus, foreward by Eric Carle

Hardcover: 9780375829963, Golden Books (Random House), $40

Books on children's book art and its creators:
Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children about Their Art
edited by Patricia Lee Gauch, David Briggs, Courtenay Palmer, Kiffin Steurer, designed by Semadr Megged
Hardcover: 9780399246005, Philomel (Penguin), $30

Pass It Down: Five Picture Book Families Make Their Mark
by Leonard Marcus
Hardcover: 9780802796004, Walker & Co., $19.95

Play Pen: New Children's Book Illustration
by Martin Salisbury

Paperback: 9781856695244, National Book Network, $40

Show & Tell: Exploring the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration
by Dilys Evans

Hardcover: 9780811849715, Chronicle Books, $24.99

Side by Side: Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work
by L
eonard Marcus
Paperback: 9780802796165, Walker & Co., $11.95

Books on children's book people:

The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators
edited by Anita Silvey
Paperback: 9780618190829, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.95

Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy
by Leonard Marcus

Hardcover: 9780763632540, Candlewick Press, $21.99

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation
by Gregory Maguire

Hardcover: 9780061689161, William Morrow & Co., $27.50

The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
by Charles Cohen
ver: 9780375822483, Random House, $35

The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy compiled
by Leonard Marcus

Paperback: 9780763645564, Candlewick Press, $14.99

Books on
children's books awards (and the people who won them):

Winning Authors: Profiles of the Newbery Medalists
by Kathleen Lo
ng Bostrom
Hardcover: 9781563088773, Greenwood Publishing Group, $60

A Caldec
ott Celebration: Seven Artists and Their Paths to the Caldecott Medal
by Leonard Marcus
Hardcover: 9780802797032, Walker & Co., $19.95

Children's book treasuries with supplemental material:

Corduroy and Company: A Don Freeman Treasury
by D
on Freeman, introduction by Leonard Marcus
Hardcover: 9780670035106, Viking (Penguin), $25

George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends by James Marshall, foreward by Maurice Sendak, afterward by Anita Silvey
, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25

Keats's Neighborhood: An Ezra Jack Keats Treasury by Ezra Jack Keats, introduction by Anita Silvey
over: 9780670035861, Viking (Penguin), $27

Books of children's book lists:

100 Best Books for Children:
A Parent's Guide to Making the Right Choices fo
r Your Young Reader, Toddler to Preteen
by Anita Silvey
Paperback: 9780618618774, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $9.95

500 Great Books for Teens
by Anita Silvey
Hardcover: 9780618612963, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26

For something a little different:
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life
edited by Anita Silvey
Hardcover: 9781596433953, Roaring Book Press

Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature
edited by Julia Mickenberg, Philip Nel, foreward by Jack Zipes

Hardcover: 9780814757208, New York University Press, $32.95

Out-of-Print books on children's books and their creators:
Ways of Telling: Conversations on the Art of the Picture Book
by Leonard Marcus
Hardcover: 9780525464907, Dutton (Penguin)

The Newbery and Caldecott Books in the Classroom
by Claudette Comfort, designed by Sherri Lewis
9780865301788, Incentive Publications

Enjoy! - Rebecca

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  1. I made you an administrator so you can add your link box and get it going.... ok? S
    PS thanks for all's GREAT!