Anthology of Children's Literature
VERY RARE BLUE EDITION!!!
Illustrated With B/W Illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg & MORE
Houghton Mifflin Co., c1959, third edition. 1239 pages. VERY GOOD+ to EXCELLENT Condition Illustrated Hardcover with GOLD GILT Design & Writing on Front Cover! This book has light wear, name on fep & a few underlined words in the Contents/Introduction, NONE in stories! Pages & Binding are NICE & TIGHT!
I'm not even sure how to put just a portion of what's in this book. It's an all-encompassing children's literature book! It starts out with:
Around the World in Nursery Rhymes
Mother Goose Ballads
John Newbery's Mother Goose
Singing Games & Jingles & Counting-Out Rhymes
Riddles, Paradoxes & Tongue Trippers
Nursery Rhymes of Many Lands
American Chants & Jingles
Picture Books (including the story Little Black Sambo)
Fables (Aesop, Panchantra & Bidpai, Jataka, Persian, La Fontaine, Apion, & Modern Fables)
Folk Tales from many countries around the world
Myths & Legends
Heroes of Epic and Romance from lots of countries
Sacred Writings and Legends of the Saints
Earth, Sky & Sea
Biographies of famous people
Travel and History (famous discoveries & expeditions)
Fiction (including Rachel Field, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Margery Bianco, Mabel Leigh Hunt, Meindert De Jong, John R. Tunis, Alice Dagliesh & MANY MORE)
Poetry (Fairies & far Away, Wind Woods & Weather, Surge of the Sea, Little Creatures, Good Day and Night, Christmas, Grace of Understanding & Ballads and Tales
Then the Appendixes (which are VERY IMPRESSIVE all by themselves). The Appendixes include
(A) Storytelling (how to) with Bibliography, Articles & Pamphlets & Lists
(B) Story of Children's Literature with Bibliography
(C) Early Writings, Renowned History of Little Goody Two Show with Lessons for the Conduct of Life, A Day of Misfortunes, & MORE
(D) Illustrators of Children's Books (including Edward Lear, Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Arthur Rackham, A.B.Frost (did the Uncle Remus books), Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Wanda Gag, Edgar & Ingri D'Aulaire, Maud & Miska Petersham and MANY MORE with Bibliography
(E) The Newbery & Caldecott Awards (Description & Lists)
(F) Graded Reading Lists, including Grades & Ages & Even Divided into Different Categories of Reading
, (G) Biographical Sketches of a BUNCH of Writers and possibly Illustrators
(H) Pronouncing Glossary
Contents by Ages and Grades & Index (includes phrases, authors, stories & Illustrators)
And an INDEX!!
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