Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Nonfiction Books for Kids, Early Elementary History Books)

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
Pages
44
Dimensions
11.1 X 9.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811879224

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About the Author

Michelle Markel writes informative, enjoyable children's books at her home in Los Angeles.

Nancy Carpenter has illustrated over 30 books for children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

Reviews

"A delightful romp for all>"--Common Sense Media
"This delightful book gives us perspective about a relevant part of history, kids' books."--Imagination Soup
"Effervescent."-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"A stellar introduction to 'the father of children's literature, ' and a glorious example of dynamic bookmaking."-School Library Journal, starred review
"Engaging and irreverent, smart and fun."--Cool Mom Picks
"Boisterous! Spirited pen-and-ink art perfectly captures period detail and changing attitudes toward child-rearing. "--San Francisco Chronicle
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