|Author:||Mary F. Thwaite|
|Title:||From Primer to Pleasure in Reading: An Introduction to the History of Children's Books in England from the Invention of Printing to 1914 with an Outline of Some Developments in Other Countries|
|Format:||mobi lit azw mbr|
|ePUB size:||1954 kb|
|FB2 size:||1319 kb|
|DJVU size:||1459 kb|
|Publisher:||Horn Book (1972)|
ii-x, 340 p. : 26 cm. First ed. published in 1963 under title: From primer to pleasure. Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-313) and index. Some texts runs into the gutter.
Edwardian aftermath (developments in the nineteenth century, fairy lore and fantasy, the story of home and school, the tale of adventure, the recreation of the past, the animal story, picture books for young children, books of knowledge, and periodicals), and children's books abroad (North America, Australia, and Western Europe). Appended are a chronological list of significant works in children's literature from Caxton to the end of the eighteenth century and a bibliography of the majority of the books consulted.
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Books specifically for children existed by the 17th century. Before that, books were written mainly for adults – although some later became popular with children. In Europe, Gutenberg's invention of the printing press around 1440 made possible mass production of books, though the first printed books were quite expensive and remained so for a long time. Thwaite, Mary F. (1972). From primer to pleasure in reading : an introduction to the history of children's books in England from the invention of printing to 1914 with an outline of some developments in other countries (1st American e. Boston: The Horn book. ISBN 978-0-87675-275-3.
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Darron, F. j. H arvey. Children's Books in England: Five Cen turies of Social Use. 2nd ed. Cambridge Universiry Press, 1958. Thwaite, Mary E From Primer to Pleasure in Reading: An Introduction to the History o( Children's Books in Eng land (rom the Invention of Printing to 1914. Townsend's finest work.
From Primer to Pleasure in Reading: An Introduction to the History of Children's Books in England from the Invention of Printing to 1914. The contents of anthologies, single-author collections, and magazines are added by William G. Contento, who also wrote the programs used to generate these pages.
Study of the history of children's books in England from the beginning of printing up to 1914. x, 340 pages small 4t. .ISBN13: 9780876752753. Release Date: December 1972.
Children’s books, however, are a late growth of literature. Books of good manners still held their place. In 1560, Thomas Paynall translated from the French, and published with a catechism for children two or three years old to learn, The Civilitie of Childhode, with the discipline and institution of Children ; and a dozen years later came a curious little book, from the same tongue, by a very young translator. Children had all this time been learning their letters, not exactly from books, but from hornbooks and battledores, the invention of some thrifty and saving person in the days when books were dear. A hornbook of 1570, and another on whose back is a portrait of Charles I. in armor, have only a single leaf, with the alphabet, large and small, the Lord’s prayer, and monosyllables.
Eighteenth-century England was a time of immense growth in the publication of children's books, addressing both secular and religious subjects. One London bookshop was even called the "GREAT A, little a AND BIG BOUNCING . T. s A Little Book for Little Children (c. 1702), very different from Thomas White's earlier book by the same name, was an eight-page reading and spelling book that depicts a tiny picture and verse for each letter. One continual challenge has been some of the difficult letters, especially X. Xerxes is a frequent stand-in, and authors have found ways to evade using it, even omitting the entire letter upon occasion. 1963. From Primer to Pleasure in Reading.