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Lis 401 brief history of children's literature

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Lis 401 brief history of children's literature

  1. 1. LIS 401: A Brief History of Children’s Literature Prepared by Joanne de Groot Faculty of Education, University of Alberta
  2. 2. The image shows one of the earliest printed book illustrations, “Fox and Grapes” from Aesop’s  Fables , printed by William Caxton. From: fpba.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/c1.jpg
  3. 3. From: www.iupui.edu/~engwft/hornbook%203.gif Hornbooks (from the mid-15 th century to the 17 th century)
  4. 4. From: http://pzwart.wdka.hro.nl/mdr/research/fcramer/wordsmadeflesh/pics/orbis-pictus.png Orbis Pictus by Johann Amos Comenius (1657)
  5. 5. Tales of Mother Goose by Charles Perrault 1697 Image from: http://www.angelfire.com/nb/classillus/images/perrault/perra.html
  6. 6. Examples of Chapbooks From: http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/britlit/cbooks/cbook3.jpg
  7. 7. Sample page from John Newbery’s first published book From: http://www.history.org/History/teaching/enewsletter/volume2/images/littlepretty_titlepg_large.jpg
  8. 8. Most famous book published by Newbery was The History of Little Goody Two Shoes in 1765 From: http://privatelibrary.typepad.com/the_private_library/2009/06/childrens-books-and-the-private-library-part-ii.html
  9. 9. Grimm’s Fairy Stories published in 1812 included Snow White and Rumpelstiltskin From: http://www.candlelightstories.com/images/grimm8.jpg
  10. 10. Han Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales have been retold and re-published since originally being published as Fairy Tales Told for Children in 1835 From: http://www.hcandersen-homepage.dk/bibliograf/fairytales.JPG
  11. 11. From: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/61/1862ca-a-book-of-nonsense--edward-lear-001.jpg
  12. 12. From: http://www.bkkbooks.com/image/Garden-Verses-Rare-book.jpg
  13. 13. From: http://www.fairylandpress.co.uk/assets/images/autogen/a_Water_Babies.jpg From: http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/thumbnail/188638/1/The-Mad-Hatters-Tea-Party,-Illustration-From-Alices-Adventures-In-Wonderland,-By-Lewis-Carroll,-1865.jpg
  14. 14. From: http://lib.byu.edu/sites/literature/files/2008/08/littlewomen.jpg
  15. 15. Early 20 th Century: Modern Picture Books From: http://www.peterrabbit.com/au/assets/images/tale-of-peter-rabbit-spread.jpg From: http://wordsonplay.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/peter-rabbit-cover.jpg
  16. 16. Modern Fantasy The Wonderful Wizard of Oz From: http://blog.syracuse.com/shelflife/2007/11/wizard.jpg
  17. 17. From: http://www.danripley.com/september30images/10645t.jpg From: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_A5qhnmd_hog/R5vdnlt1ZFI/AAAAAAAABbY/_WbP1WsfQuQ/s400/windwillo58.jpg From: http://i38.tinypic.com/u7xxx.jpg
  18. 18. From: http://www.pixiepalace.com/bookblog/wp-content/uploads/2006/07/MillionsOfCats.jpg From: http://iamthebeholder.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/goodnight-moon.jpg
  19. 19. 1960s: Age of New Realism From: http://parentingpink.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/harriet.jpg
  20. 20. From: http:// www.jmeacham.com/images/math/the.snowy.day.jpg
  21. 21. From: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_6H6TveV8Zi0/SiR-sl4AKnI/AAAAAAAAAGA/WGVUhsu85WI/s400/mm.jpg From: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/images/n24/n123590.jpg
  22. 22. 1990s & 2000s From: http://mydearbook.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/harry_potter_and_the_philosophers_stone_book_j_k_rowling.jpg

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