Cover of: Boys and girls forever | Alison Lurie

About the Edition

Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to some essence of childhood even as adults.

Table of Contents

The underduckling : Hans Christian Andersen
Little women and big girls : Louisa May Alcott
The oddness of Oz
Is there anybody there? : Walter de la Mare's solitary child
John Masefield's boxes of delight
Moomintroll and his friends
Dr. Seuss comes back
Haroun and the sea of stories
The perils of Harry Potter
What fairy tales tell us
Boys and girls come out to play : children's games
Poetry by and for children
Louder than words : children's book illustrations
Enchanted forest and secret gardens : nature in children's literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-208) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
820.9/9282
Library of Congress
PR830.C513 L87 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
219 p. ;
Number of pages
219

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24925944M
Internet Archive
boysgirlsforever00luri
ISBN 10
0142002526
ISBN 13
9780142002520
LC Control Number
2002030815
OCLC/WorldCat
50477260
Borrow

Download ebook for print-disabled Download Protected DAISY


Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with:


Buy this book

Amazon
Better World Books $4.48 (used)

History

Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS
October 8, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot merge duplicate works of 'Boys and girls forever'
September 3, 2011 Edited by ImportBot add Internet Archive box ID
August 4, 2011 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from Internet Archive item record.