Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

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-This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children's books--John Newbery himself. While most children's books in the 18th century contained lessons and rules, John Newbery imagined them overflowing with entertaining stories, science, and games. He believed that every book should be made for the reader's enjoyment. Newbery--for whom the prestigious Newbery Medal is named--became a celebrated author and publisher, changing the world of children's books forever.-- ...

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books 2017, Chronicle Books

ISBN-13: 9780811879224

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