A Children's Literature Tour of Great Britain (On the Road with Mr Toad 1)

A Children's Literature Tour of Great Britain (On the Road with Mr Toad 1)

By: Mark I. West (author), Peter Hunt (foreword_author)Paperback

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Children's Literature Tour of Great Britain provides detailed information on 49 important sites with a strong connection to children's literature. Each chapter begins with background information about the author (or, in the cases of King Arthur and Robin Hood, the character), in particular his or her writings for children. West offers tantalizing tidbits about birthplaces, memorials, landscapes, and gift shops, and concludes with complete visitor information for would-be literary pilgrims. Photographs, most of which were taken by West, should satisfy even the most demanding armchair traveler. Many of the sites on West's Tour are geared to children. Some are clearly intended for adults. All will add depth and delight to your next excursion into the fantastic (and fascinating) world of British children's literature.

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Mark I. West is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches courses on children's literature and serves as the Associate Dean for General Education.


Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1. King Arthur Chapter 5 2. The Rev. W. Awdry and Christopher Awdry Chapter 6 3. Sir James M. Barrie Chapter 7 4. Michael Bond Chapter 8 5. Frances Hodgson Burnett Chapter 9 6. Lewis Carroll Chapter 10 7. John Cunliffe Chapter 11 8. Roald Dahl Chapter 12 9. Ian Fleming Chapter 13 10. Kenneth Grahame Chapter 14 11. Thomas Hughes Chapter 15 12. Charles Kingsley Chapter 16 13. Rudyard Kipling Chapter 17 14. Edward Lear Chapter 18 15. C.S. Lewis Chapter 19 16. A.A. Milne Chapter 20 17. E. Nesbit Chapter 21 18. Phillipa Pearce Chapter 22 19. Beatrix Potter Chapter 23 20. Arthur Ransome Chapter 24 21. Robin Hood Chapter 25 22. Robert Lewis Stevenson Chapter 26 23. J.R.R. Tolkien Chapter 27 24. Mary Tourtel Chapter 28 Selected Bibliography Chapter 29 Index Chapter 30 About the Author

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  • publication date: 27/09/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780810848788
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780810848788
  • weight: 217
  • ISBN10: 0810848783

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