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1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up (Hardcover)

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    Julia Eccleshare is a writer, broadcaster, and lecturer as well as Children's Books Editor of The Guardian. She has been an editor at Penguin/Puffin Books and at Hamish Hamilton and an editorial advisor to many other publishers including ......more

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Julia Eccleshare is a writer, broadcaster, and lecturer as well as Children's Books Editor of The Guardian. She has been an editor at Penguin/Puffin Books and at Hamish Hamilton and an editorial advisor to many other publishers including Cambridge University Press and Puffin Modern Classics. She has chaired the Nestlé Smarties Book Awards since 2001, and has served as a judge for the Branford Boase First Novel Prize and for the Whitbread Children's Book Prize. In 2000 she won the Eleanor Farjohn Award in recognition of her contribution to children's books. In addition to numerous anthologies, her books include, Treasure Islands: The Woman's Hour Guide to Children's Reading, A Guide to the Harry Potter Novels, Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers and, with Nicholas Tucker, The Rough Guide to Teenage Books. She lives in London.

Quentin Blake
is one of Britain's best-loved and most successful illustrators and children's authors. His first drawings were published in Punch when he was 16. He has illustrated over 300 books and taught at the Royal College of Art, where he was head of the Illustration Department until 1986. He has won many awards and prizes, and was appointed the first Children's Laureate in 1999. In 2005 he was made a Commander of the British Empire, on of Britain’s highest awards.

Julia Eccleshare is a writer, broadcaster, and lecturer as well as Children's Books Editor of The Guardian. She has been an editor at Penguin/Puffin Books and at Hamish Hamilton and an editorial advisor to many other publishers including Cambridge University Press and Puffin Modern Classics. She has chaired the Nestlé Smarties Book Awards since 2001, and has served as a judge for the Branford Boase First Novel Prize and for the Whitbread Children's Book Prize. In 2000 she won the Eleanor Farjohn Award in recognition of her contribution to children's books. In addition to numerous anthologies, her books include, Treasure Islands: The Woman's Hour Guide to Children's Reading, A Guide to the Harry Potter Novels, Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers and, with Nicholas Tucker, The Rough Guide to Teenage Books. She lives in London.

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's best-loved and most successful illustrators and children's authors. His first drawings were published in Punch when he was 16. He has illustrated over 300 books and taught at the Royal College of Art, where he was head of the Illustration Department until 1986. He has won many awards and prizes, and was appointed the first Children's Laureate in 1999. In 2005 he was made a Commander of the British Empire, on of Britain’s highest awards.

Author:
Eccleshare, Julia
Genre:
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
960
Language:
English
Publisher:
Universe Pub
Publish Date:
10/27/2009
Copyright Year:
2009
ISBN:
9780789318763
Height:
8.5 in
Wdth:
6.75 in
Thickness:
2.5 in
Unit weight:
4.55 lb
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