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Author Roberts, Russell, 1953-
Title John Newbery and the story of the Newbery Medal / [by Russell Roberts].
Pub Info Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, c2004.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY NEWBERY r     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 028.5 Rob     LIB USE ONLY
Descript 48 p. : ill. (so,e col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Series Great achievement awards
Great achievement awards.
Summary Profiles eighteenth-century British children's book publisher John Newbery and lists the winners of the award created in his honor from its inception in 1922 through 2003.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents John Newbery's wonderful idea -- A farmer's son -- Newbery the merchant -- Newbery's trip -- London in Newbery's time -- A little pretty pocket book -- A very busy man -- Newbery's final years.
Subject Newbery, John, 1713-1767.
Newbery Medal.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Newbery, John, 1713-1767.
Publishers and publishing.
Newbery Medal.
ISBN 158415201X (lib. bound)
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