John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

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This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children's bookśђؤJohn Newbery himself. While most children's books in the 18th century contained lessons and rules, John Newbery imagined them overflowing with entertaining stories, science, and games. He believed that every book should be made for the reader's enjoyment. Newberýђؤfor whom the prestigious Newbery Medal is named́ђؤbecame a celebrated author and publisher, changing the world of children's books forever. This book about his life and legacy is as full of energy and delight as any young reader could wish.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2017
ISBN: 9780811879224
Branch Call Number: J 070.509 MAR
Characteristics: pages cm
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Nancy - Illustrator


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