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Author Horning, Kathleen T.
Title From cover to cover : evaluating and reviewing children's books / Kathleen T. Horning.
Pub Info New York, NY : HarperCollins, c1997.
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  RESOURCE 028.1 HOR     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Adult  028.16 HOR     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Adult Collection  028.1 HOR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st. ed.
Descript x, 230 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-220) and index.
Contents A critical approach to children's books: How children's books are published -- The parts of a book -- Categories of children's books -- Books of information: Authority and responsibility of the author -- Organization -- Illustrations -- Design -- Writing style -- Documentation of sources -- Traditional literature: Classification of traditional literature -- Original sources -- Narrative style -- Illustrations -- Collections -- Literary folktales -- Poetry, verse, rhymes, and songs: Nursery rhymes -- Humorous poetry and light verse -- Poetry collections -- Songs -- Picture books: Text -- Illustrations -- Easy readers and transitional books: Easy readers -- Transitional books -- Fiction: Plot -- Characterization -- Point of view -- Setting -- Style -- Theme -- Writing a review: The distinction between reviewing and literary criticism -- Preparing to review -- Writing the review.
Subject Book reviewing.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading.
ISBN 0060245190
006446167X (pbk.)
9780064461672 (pbk.)
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