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The
History
of
Children's Literature
(American Setting)
Early Beginnings: Anglo-Saxon Period
-He is the first man to write lesson
books for children.

De Septenario, de Metris,
...
The Medieval Period

Boke of Curtayse
-one of the books appeared in
England on manners and
morals.

The Babies Boke (Man...
ABC Books
-These were used at hour of
prime as a book of private
devotions in the Angelican
Church.

Henry VII
-ordered t...
Hornbook
-first book for children to
handle.
-3 by 4 ½ inches long and 2
inches wide.
-Capital letters followed by
vowels ...
Chapbooks
-Single sheets of paper printed on
one side only called broadsides
were issued.
-a Frenchman published
collectio...
Puritan Period

In England and America books for children were
influenced by Puritan ideas:
-fear of God
-religious instr...
Books for adults that interested children:
John Bunyan
Daniel Defoe
Jonathan Swift Guilliver's Travel
Reynard the Fox Aesop's Fables
New England Primer
-a book made especially for
children of the American
colonies appeared.
-it was a small book, about 3 b...
First Picture Book
Orbis Sensualum or Orbis Pictus

It is the first illustrated school book appeared.

Also known as The World in Pictures
...
17th
Century and 18th
Century Books

Dr. Isaac Watts
published Divine
and Moral
Songs for
Children.

He is also the
star...
The first children's poem.

Battledore
succeeded the
hornbook.

It was a 4 by 6 ½
tree-leaved
cardboard that
folded ike a pocket
book.

It had the...
John Newberry Era
-was a writer and publisher
who first taught publishing
books solely for children.
-He was called “Fathe...
The first book that can be truly called a child's book.
The Didactic Period
-was a French philosopher
who started a new
philosophy in the
education of children.
-wrote Emile that...
-This is a story about a
good little boy and his
teavher and both tried to
reform a bad boy.
The Return of Fairy Tales Old and New

It is a collection of
German stories not only
for the entertainment of
children bu...
-published Fairy Tales.

-regarded as the great
master of the literary
fairy tale.

-Among of his tales
were:

Thumbeli...
Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense marked the need
for laughter in the normal development of
children.

Was a mathematics
professor at the Oxfor
University who made up
stories for a little girl
named Alice Lidell whom
Lewis ...
Lewis Carroll's collection
Realistic Literature

This period was marked with the appearance
of:
- stories of boys and girls in simpe home
situations...

The best example of
Realistic story was Louisa
M. Alcott's Little Women.
-it is a story of four little
girls, their pett...
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History of Children's Literature

  1. 1. The History of Children's Literature (American Setting)
  2. 2. Early Beginnings: Anglo-Saxon Period -He is the first man to write lesson books for children.  De Septenario, de Metris, Enigmatibus, ac Pedum Regulis -contained the meaning and use of the bible, riddles and puzzles in Latin which children were asked to solve. Aldhem of Malmesbury
  3. 3. The Medieval Period  Boke of Curtayse -one of the books appeared in England on manners and morals.  The Babies Boke (Manners and Meals in the Olden Times) -contained rules of behavior for boys who trained to become knights during the Age of Chivalry. William Caxton
  4. 4. ABC Books -These were used at hour of prime as a book of private devotions in the Angelican Church.  Henry VII -ordered the printing of both Catholic snd Protestant primers that contained the alphabet and Christian principles.
  5. 5. Hornbook -first book for children to handle. -3 by 4 ½ inches long and 2 inches wide. -Capital letters followed by vowels and their combinations with consonants were printed across the top and The Lord's Prayer was printed at the bottom.
  6. 6. Chapbooks -Single sheets of paper printed on one side only called broadsides were issued. -a Frenchman published collection of tales entitled Comtes de Ma Mere L' Oye or Tales of My Mother Goose - translations of these tales were published separately in chapbooks in England.Charles Perrault
  7. 7. Puritan Period  In England and America books for children were influenced by Puritan ideas: -fear of God -religious instruction -preparation for death  *which the children did not enjoy
  8. 8. Books for adults that interested children: John Bunyan
  9. 9. Daniel Defoe
  10. 10. Jonathan Swift Guilliver's Travel
  11. 11. Reynard the Fox Aesop's Fables
  12. 12. New England Primer -a book made especially for children of the American colonies appeared. -it was a small book, about 3 by 4 ½ inches and had about 100 pages. -contained the alphabet, words, syllables for spelling, the Lord's Prayer, catechism, hymns and verses rhymes for each letter of the alphabet.
  13. 13. First Picture Book
  14. 14. Orbis Sensualum or Orbis Pictus  It is the first illustrated school book appeared.  Also known as The World in Pictures  It was invented by Johann Amos Comenius, an educator who believed in teaching children by letting them see things with their own eyes.  Originally written in German  Translated in England by Charles Hooke
  15. 15. 17th Century and 18th Century Books  Dr. Isaac Watts published Divine and Moral Songs for Children.  He is also the starting point of children's literature. Dr. Isaac Watts
  16. 16. The first children's poem.
  17. 17.  Battledore succeeded the hornbook.  It was a 4 by 6 ½ tree-leaved cardboard that folded ike a pocket book.  It had the alphabet and easy reading matter that made it popular until 1840.
  18. 18. John Newberry Era -was a writer and publisher who first taught publishing books solely for children. -He was called “Father of Children's Literature” for he conceived the idea of publishing books for the enjoyment and entertainment of children.John Newberry
  19. 19. The first book that can be truly called a child's book.
  20. 20. The Didactic Period -was a French philosopher who started a new philosophy in the education of children. -wrote Emile that embodied the philosophy that children be given freedom to develop their natural interests and learn from actual experience.Jean Jacques Rousseau
  21. 21. -This is a story about a good little boy and his teavher and both tried to reform a bad boy.
  22. 22. The Return of Fairy Tales Old and New  It is a collection of German stories not only for the entertainment of children but also to record them scientifically for posterity.  Collection of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
  23. 23. -published Fairy Tales.  -regarded as the great master of the literary fairy tale.  -Among of his tales were:  Thumbelina  The Emperor's New Clothes  The Nightingale Hans Christian Andersen
  24. 24. Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense marked the need for laughter in the normal development of children.
  25. 25.  Was a mathematics professor at the Oxfor University who made up stories for a little girl named Alice Lidell whom Lewis is very fond of. Lewis Carroll
  26. 26. Lewis Carroll's collection
  27. 27. Realistic Literature  This period was marked with the appearance of: - stories of boys and girls in simpe home situations. -stories of adventure -of brave men and women -history and growth of countries -the wonders of nature and science
  28. 28.  The best example of Realistic story was Louisa M. Alcott's Little Women. -it is a story of four little girls, their petty quarrels, teir courage an addffection for one another. -this was followed by Little Men. Louisa May Alcott

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