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A History of Australian Children's Literature 1841-1941Book - 1998
Based on 'A History of Australian Children's Literature 1841-1941' first published in 1969. Provides an overview of children's literature in Australia over one hundred years with an emphasis on social and educational attitudes. Takes a genre -based as well as a chronological approach, and incorporates material that has been made available from private collections since 1969. Includes references, a select, chronological bibliography and an index. Also available in hardback. The author has been made a member of the Order of Australia, has been awarded the Dromkeen Medal and the Lady Cutler Award for services to children's literature, and was first president of the Children's Book Council of Australia.
Publisher: Sydney : Scholastic Australia, 1998.
Characteristics: 512 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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