Wild things! : acts of mischief in children's literature
by Bird, Betsy,
|Format:||Print Book 2014|
|Availability:||Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 9 copies|
Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises - these essays by leading kids' lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children's books. Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post-Harry Potter children's book biz brings contemporary illumination to the warm-and-fuzzy bunny world we think we know.
ContentsWild things!: acts of mischief in children's literature
"There should not be any "should" in art": subversive children's literature
Behind-the-scenes interlude: scandalous mysteries and mysterious scandals
GLBT and literature for youth: how far we've come
Banning on their minds
Behind-the-scenes interlude: some hidden delights of children's literature
Kids love 'em, critics hate 'em... and vice versa
And to think that I saw it on Hollywood Boulevard: the celebrity children's book craze
Behind-the-scenes interlude: sex and death
From mainstream to Wall Street: children's books in a post-Potter world.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Publisher's Weekly Review: "
-- History and criticism.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries.
|Publisher|| Somerville, Massachusetts :2014
Sieruta, Peter D., author.
277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-264) and index.