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Aamundsen, Nina Ring

Aamundsen, Nina Ring   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
129 words

(1945–), Norwegian writer. Thanks to her Danish father, she grew up with Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales

Aardema, Verna

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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316 words

(1911–2000), American children's author, born in New Era, Michigan, best known for her retellings of African folk tales.

Aaseng, Nathan

Aaseng, Nathan   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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154 words

(1953–), American author specializing in nonfiction, primarily for middle school students. A native of Minnesota, Aaseng worked as

Abbey Girls

Abbey Girls   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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7 words

In stories by Elsie *Oxenham.

ABBOTT, Jacob

ABBOTT, Jacob (1803–79)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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157 words

of the *Rollo books, who founded Mount Vernon, one of the pioneer Massachusetts girls’ schools, and was a Congregational

Abbott, Jacob

Abbott, Jacob   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
583 words
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(1803–1879), American teacher, minister, and writer from Hallowell, Maine. Abbott graduated from Bowdoin College in 1820 and from

ABC books

ABC books   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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1,102 words

Designed to teach the letters of the alphabet, were also known as Abcee, Abcie, or Absey books (‘Then comes your

ABC Books or Alphabet Books

ABC Books or Alphabet Books   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
3,222 words
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1

Also called abcedaria, abcee, abcie, or absey books, ABC books contain, in addition to the alphabet, depending on their historical

Abner Brown

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The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
Subject:
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17 words

Villain in The *Midnight Folk and The *Box of Delights by John *Masefield.

Abolafia, Yossi

Abolafia, Yossi   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
177 words

(1944–), Israeli writer, illustrator, and animator. Joseph David Abolafia first became serious about drawing when given the responsibility

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