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Characters in children"s literature

by Raymond E. Jones

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature.,
  • Children"s literature -- Book reviews.,
  • Children -- Books and reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRaymond E. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1037.A1 J78 1997, PN1009.A1 J78 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 529 p. ;
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL659677M
    ISBN 100787604003
    LC Control Number97004999

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    Children's minds haven't been ruined by adult humor the way ours have, so children's book authors have a lot of leeway when it comes to the language they use. And even with that in mind, some of these pages from weird children's books are still very difficult to explain. An infographic about children's books in the USA, Diversity in Children’s Books , created by Sarah Park Dahlen and David Huyck with statistics compiled by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, suggests that children's books are more likely to feature animal or non-human characters.


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