Wild Things!

Wild Things!

Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Book - 2014
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Did Laura Ingalls cross paths with a band of mass murderers? Why was a Garth Williams bunny tale dubbed "integrationist propaganda"? For adults who are curious about children's books and their creators, here are the little-known stories behind the stories. A treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, new parent, or anyone wondering about the post-Harry Potter book biz, Wild Things! draws on the combined knowledge and research of three respected and popular librarian-bloggers. Told in affectionate and lively prose, with numerous never-before-collected anecdotes, this book chronicles some of the feuds and fights, errors and secret messages found in children's books and brings contemporary illumination to the warm-and-fuzzy bunny world we think we know. 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.
Publisher: Sommerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763651503
0763651508
Branch Call Number: j809.89282 BIR NVD
Characteristics: 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sieruta, Peter D.
Danielson, Julie

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Sep 04, 2014

Very interesting look at authors and illustrators.

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