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A Little Pretty Pocket-Book

Book Description
John Newbery was the first printer to see a market for children's books that both instructed and amused children, so he invented the genre. His first book of this kind, A Little Pretty Pocket-Book: Intended for the Instruction and Amusement of Little Master Tommy and Pretty Miss Polly was published in 1744, and is considered a landmark in children's literature. Interestingly, no copy of the first ... More
Book Information
PublisherApplewood Books
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages122
Publication Date05/26/2006
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About Isaiah Thomas (Author) : Isaiah Thomas is a published author and a creator of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Isaiah Thomas include A Little Pretty Pocket-Book and Curious Hieroglyphick Bible.
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