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Engines of Instruction, Mischief, and Magic: Children's Literature in England from Its Beginnings to 1839

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Book Description
When John Newbery published A Little Pretty Pocket-Book in London in 1744 he was onto something new: the writing and marketing of books devoted wholly to children. Although it was the Age of Reason and Newbery and his contemporaries believed that even the poorest young-ster could "look to his book" to achieve worldly success, there was an element of fun in the juvenile productions that soon flowed... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
ISBN-100803225725
ISBN-13978-0803225725
Publication Date01/01/1990
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About Mary V. Jackson (Author) : Mary V. Jackson is a published author. Published credits of Mary V. Jackson include Engines of Instruction, Mischief, and Magic: Children's Literature in England from Its Beginnings to 1839.
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