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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books
  

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Hardback)

By Markel, Michelle
Illustrated by Carpenter, Nancy

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A picture book biography about John Newbery, pioneering author and publisher--for whom the prestigious Newbery medal is named--and the revolution in children's books that he led.

ISBN 9780811879224
Barcode 9780811879224
Published 1 April 2017 by Chronicle Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780811879224
ISBN-10 0811879224
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Chronicle Books
Imprint Chronicle Books
Publication Date 1 April 2017
International Publication Date 4 April 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Markel, Michelle
Illustrated by Carpenter, Nancy
Category Award Winning
Information Resources & Places Of Interest
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Writers, Poets & Dramatists
English Literature: Literary Criticism
Number of Pages 44
Dimensions Width: 284mm
Height: 247mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 480g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Children's literature, Publishers and publishing, Newbery, John, Children's literature - Publishing - England - History - 18th century, Publishers and publishing - England
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code 730784

Description of this Book

A picture book biography about John Newbery, pioneering author and publisher--for whom the prestigious Newbery medal is named--and the revolution in children's books that he led.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for School Library Association Information Book Award 2018 (UK)
NZ Review Effervescent. -Publishers Weekly, starred review
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Michelle Markel writes informative, enjoyable children's books at her home in Los Angeles. Nancy Carpenter has illustrated over 30 books for children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

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