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Written for Children

Written for Children

(1965)
An Outline of English Children's Literature
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This revised and updated edition provides children's and young adult librarians, teachers, literature classes, and library school classes with an authoritative history and analysis of the best British and American children's literature through 1994. "Written for Children" traces the development of children's literature from its origins through the beginnings of the multimedia revolution. In effortless and entertaining style, Townsend, a world-renowned authority in the field, examines the changing attitudes toward children and their literature and analyzes the various strands that make up this important field. While examining many well-known American classics, Townsend also looks at British works that American audiences may have overlooked. With illustrations and bibliography.

Author Biography: John Rowe Townsend has published more than twenty books for children and young people and has lectured extensively on children's literature in the United States, Britain, Australia, and Japan.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 1996 : USA Hardback
Title: Written for Children
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0810831171 / 9780810831179 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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June 1988 : USA Hardback
Title: Written for Children: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0397322984 / 9780397322985 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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1975 : USA Hardback
Title: Written for children; an outline of English-language children's literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0397315287 / 9780397315284 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott
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October 1965 : UK Hardback
Title: Written for Children: Outline of English-language Children's Literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0853434700 / 9780853434702 (UK edition)
Publisher: J Garnet Miller Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 1995 : UK Paperback
Title: Written for Children: Outline of English-language Children's Literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0370315200 / 9780370315201 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books
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June 1992 : USA Paperback
Title: Written for Children: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature/25th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0064461254 / 9780064461252 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
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November 1987 : UK Paperback
Title: Written for Children: Outline of English-language Children's Literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 014010688X / 9780140106886 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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January 1983 : USA Paperback
Title: Written for Children: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature
Author(s): Townsend John Rowe
ISBN: 0397320523 / 9780397320523 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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January 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: Written for Children: Outline of English-language Children's Literature (Pelican)
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 014021920X / 9780140219203 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 1974 : UK Paperback
Title: Written for Children: an Outline of English Language Children's Literature: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature
Author(s): John Rowe Townsend
ISBN: 0722654669 / 9780722654668 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking Children's Books
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