A Reader's History, From Aesop to Harry PotterBook - 2008
"The only single-volume work to capture the rich and diverse history of children's literature in its full panorama, this extraordinary book reveals why J.R.R.Tolkien, Dr. Suess, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Shel Silverstein and many others, despite their divergent styles and subject matter, have all resonated with generations of readers." -- Inside front cover.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Characteristics: ix, 385 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.