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Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L. M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic
Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L. M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic
by Irene Gammel
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In June 1908, a red-haired orphan appeared on to the streets of Boston and a modern legend was born.  That little girl was Anne Shirley, better known as Anne of Green Gables, and her first appearance was in a book that has sold more than 50 million... (read more)

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Weeds in Bloom: Autobiography of an Ordinary Man
Weeds in Bloom: Autobiography of an Ordinary Man
by Robert Newton Peck
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With over 65 books published, including the breathtaking (and somewhat autobiographical) A Day No Pigs Would Die, Robert Newton Peck has enjoyed an illustrious writing career. Now, in an autobiography as unique as he is, Peck tells his story through the... (read more)

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Hole in My Life
Hole in My Life
by Jack Gantos
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Becoming a writer the hard way In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end job. For ten thousand dollars, he recklessly agreed to help sail a sixty-foot yacht... (read more)

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Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon
Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon
by Leonard S. Marcus
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Margaret Wise Brown, the author of Goodnight Moon and dozens of other children's classics, all but invented the picture book as we know it today. Combining poetic instinct with a profound empathy for small children, she knew of a child's need for... (read more)

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The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
by Rebecca Loncraine
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In the first major literary biography of L. Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you've never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard... (read more)

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Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation
Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation
by Gregory Maguire
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With the same adroit scrutiny that enabled him to recognize a heroine in the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked, reconsiders the oeuvre of the incomparable Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are)... (read more)

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Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales
Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales
by Valerie Paradiz
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The famous fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm - stories like Snow White, Red Riding Hood, and Rumplestiltskin - are know to millions of people around the world and are deeply embedded in the collective psyche. In this charming account, writer and scholar... (read more)

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On Writing for Children & Other People
On Writing for Children & Other People
by Julius Lester
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"For the past forty-seven years I have devoted most of my time and energy to writing. It has been a vocation in the original sense of the word, that is a religious calling, one I was helpless to deny. For me writing has never been about self-expression... (read more)

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Journey That Saved Curious George : the True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey (05 Edition)
Journey That Saved Curious George : the True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey (05 Edition)
by Louise Drummond
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In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with childrens book manuscripts among their few possessions. Louise Borden combed primary... (read more)

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Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life
Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life
by Hjordis Varmer
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< div> This beautifully illustrated biography commemorates the bicentennial of Hans Christian Andersen& #8217; s birth. Written by one of Denmark& #8217; s best-known children& #8217; s authors, Hj& #248; rdis Varmer, the book... (read more)

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The Art of Maurice Sendak
The Art of Maurice Sendak
by Selma G Lanes
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Here are unforgettable images that Sendak has created over his long career, with much that has never bene seen before including early sketches and dummies for published books, ideas that were never developed, and penned fantasies created while listening... (read more)

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The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice
The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice
by Allen Say
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Based on Allen Say& #39; s own boyhood in Japan, The Ink-Keeper& #39; s< BR> Apprentice is a rich and remarkable novel. The story of a budding< BR> artist and his steps toward self-reliance, Kiyoi& #39; s tale is also one of<... (read more)

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Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir
by Elois Greenfield
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Three generations of African-American women remember their "childtimes" in this lyrical memoir spanning a century of American history. This book preserves the lives and communities of times past for future generations. Complete with a family tree, Eloise... (read more)

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Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator (Madeline)
Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator (Madeline)
by John Marciano
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This elegantly designed and lavishly illustrated book showcases Bemelmans art and writing and illuminates the relationship between the man and his work. Bemelmans fascinating life story is told through letters, photographs, illustrations, paintings... (read more)

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Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid
Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid
by Ralph Fletcher
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The colorful boyhood of a popular author comes to life in this personal account   Imagine learning from a nosy classmate that your mother is having yet another baby. To Ralphs classmates, news of one more Fletcher baby is just “scuttlebutt... (read more)

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The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
by Charles D Cohen
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Theodor Seuss Geisel, creator of Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and a madcap menagerie of the best-loved childrens characters of all time, stands alone as the preeminent figure of childrens literature. But Geisel was a private man... (read more)

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A woman of passion :the life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924
A woman of passion :the life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924
by Julia Briggs
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E. Nesbit is one of the great children's writers of the century. Though known in her day for poems, short stories and novels, she is now remembered as the author of The Railway Children, The Treasures Seekers, Five Children and It, and many other stories... (read more)

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Life, letters, and journals
Life, letters, and journals
by Louisa May Alcott
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Illuminating autobiographical account of one of the best-loved women writers of all time. The huge success of the film Little Women has left fans scurrying for information about the life of its author, who was truly an extraordinary woman.... (read more)

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World of Arthur Ransome
World of Arthur Ransome
by Christina Hardyment
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Bill Peet: An Autobiography
Bill Peet: An Autobiography
by Bill Peet
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