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kiddie_lit_notes_exam_2-3 - Kiddie Lit NotesSecond Test...

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Kiddie Lit Notes—Second Test First Printed book for children- Not for school? Les Contenances de la Table—1487 Table Manners First Picture Book Orbus Pictus By John Cornelius Hornbook- 1440’s Wooden paddles Taught religion and phonics First boardbooks? Battlebooks- Mid 1770’s John Newberry’s assistants Cardboard, folded on top Chapbooks- 17-19 th centuries Sold by peddlers for a penny Little books Common man could afford them The Life and Death of Jenny Wren Books written for adults that kids liked! Pilgrim’s Progress J Bunyon Robinson Crusoe Theme-survival Gulliver’s Travels J Swift—characters- big/little people Satire of British society Puritan Influence They believed that it was important to live simply, work hard and to read Bible. ****FIRST MOVEMENT OF LITERACY IN HISTORY******* Milk For Babes J Cotton FIRST book published for children in the New World Prayer book/School text
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John Newberry Father of Children’s Literature Publisher-thought about children as the consumer Newberry Award—given every year- distinguished work of literature Pretty Little Pocket Book- 1744 The renowned history of Little Goody Two Shoes, otherwise known as Miss Marjorie Two Shoes.—Title Later Puritan Writings The History of Sanford and Merton Tommy Merton- rich son Harry- son of poor farmer 4 volumes, by Thomas Day Elsie Dinsmore Series Dramatic 26 volumes By Martha Finley 19 th Century Illustrators! Walter Crane- Folktale—boarders of books Kate Greenaway Muted Tones- Proper Ladies, fashionable drawings Randolf Caldecott Love of English Countryside Action, earth tones BEGINNING OF MODERN LITERATURE 1846-Hans Christian Anderson Lewis Carroll- Alice in Wonderland Louisa May Alcott- Little Women was first rejected by publisher, but the daughter of said publisher read it and made her father publish the book Harper’s Young People- Magazine that published kiddie lit in order to get the author’s work promoted
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20 TH CENTURY! Tale of Peter Rabbit 1900-01 By Beatrix Potter She printed a Peter story every year for 12 years at X-mas, Came up with the characters in a letter to her maid’s son. Potter wanted to publish her books without color, but Warne did not want them in black and white. She published them herself, but then she fell in love with Warne son. Convinced her to put color in pics; republished. Book: Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Peter Peter went to Mr. McGregor’s garden to eat, almost got caught, and lost his clothes, got home ok. 1919-MacMillian introduces a kids department in the bookstores. 1920-Nursery School Movement Millions of Cats! Very Old Man and Very Old Woman By Wanda Gag Very Old Man- smoking a pipe the whole book B/W Pictures 1930’s! Boom of Children’s Books!
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course INF 27915 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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