Upon publication, Anita Silveyas comprehensive survey of contemporary childrenas literature, Childrenas Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Childrenas Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of childrenas literature by focusing on the essentials a the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved childrenas authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Childrenas Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary childrenas literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.Diaz was born in New York City. A few years later ... His teacher had handed out a worksheet with simple line drawings and corresponding words, each missing a vowel. ... In Roadrunnera#39;s Dance (2000), a mythic story written by Rudolfo Anaya, Diaz created computer-generated images of archetypal birds and beasts. And in anbsp;...
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