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The Resource Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books, written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books, written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Label
Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books
Title
Balderdash!
Title remainder
John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books
Statement of responsibility
written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children's books--John Newbery himself. While most children's books in the 18th century contained lessons and rules, John Newbery imagined them overflowing with entertaining stories, science, and games. He believed that every book should be made for the reader's enjoyment. Newbery--for whom the prestigious Newbery Medal is named--became a celebrated author and publisher, changing the world of children's books forever."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markel, Michelle
Dewey number
  • 070.5092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
5-8
LC call number
Z325.N53
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carpenter, Nancy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newbery, John
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Children's literature
  • Newbery Medal
  • Newbery, John
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Children's literature
  • Newbery Medal
Target audience
primary
Label
Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books, written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015028182
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780811879224
Lccn
2015028182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Balderdash! : John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books, written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015028182
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780811879224
Lccn
2015028182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

Library Locations

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      303 Genesee St., Utica, NY, 13501, US
      43.0974654 -75.2392693
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