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Author Markel, Michelle, author.

Title Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books / written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2017]


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 GDL Brand Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Newbery,J MAR    Available
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
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Summary A picture book chronicle of the life of children's book pioneer John Newbery describes how he imagined books filled with stories, science and games before becoming a celebrated author and publisher, changing the literary world forever.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Newbery, John, 1713-1767 -- Juvenile literature.
Newbery, John, 1713-1767.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Newbery Medal -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- Biography.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Newbery Medal -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Carpenter, Nancy, illustrator.
ISBN 9780811879224

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