Picturing the Wolf in Childrens Literature Childrens Literature and Culture Hardcover

Picturing the Wolf in Childrens Literature Childrens Literature and Culture Hardcover

From the villainous beast of Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs to the nurturing wolves of Romulus and Remus and Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book the wolf has long been a part of the landscape of childrens literature Meanwhile since the 1960s and the popularization of scientific research on these animals childrens books have begun to feature more nuanced views In Picturing the Wolf in Childrens Literature Mitts Smith analyzes visual images of the wolf in childrens books published in Western Europe and North America from 1500 to the present In particular she considers how wolves are depicted in and across particular works the values and attitudes that inform these depictions and how the concept of the wolf has changed over time What she discovers is that illustrations and photos in works for children impart social cultural and scientific information not only about wolves but also about humans and human behavior First encountered in childhood picture books act as a training ground where the young learn both how to decode the symbolic wolf across various contexts and how to make sense of real wolves Mitts Smith studies sources including myths legends fables folk and fairy tales fractured tales fictional stories and nonfiction highlighting those instances in which images play a major role including illustrated anthologies chapbooks picture books and informational books This book will be of interest to childrens literature scholars as well as those interested in the figure of the wolf and how it has been informed over time....

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Farmer Doo's Farmyard Animal Adventures Vol 3

Susi goes missing and all the farmyard animals go on the hunt for Mrs Penni the pig little baby piglet Susi....

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Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz

A Closer Look A successful Finnish Spitz dog breeder writes about life with her champion Finnish Spitz in Canada Joan started almost forty years ago by importing the eighth dog into Canada and retired recently after exporting the very first foreign bred Finnish Spitz into Finland This book is a wealth of information for anyone interested in raising quality puppies or the Finnish Spitz breed....

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The Piggy And The Wolf

The Piggy and The Wolf is the latest edition to the Kormol Books family. A classic for decades in Hungary, now can be enjoyed by English speakers too!....

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Finnish Architecture and the Modernist Tradition

Finnish Architecture and the Modernist Tradition

This is a unique and comprehensive study of the entire span of Finnish architecture in the 20th century Using comparative critical analysis the author weaves Aaltos contribution into his overview of the evolution of modern Finnish architecture and includes the work of a range of lesser published figures It will be of considerable interest to architects art historians and all those interested in modern Finnish architecture....

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Where's My Sleep

Little Kangaroo has lost his sleep and is lying in bed unable to sleep. He goes looking for his sleep and talks to many of his friends to find his sleep. After getting help from many of his friends,   he finally finds his sleep and goes to sleep! ....

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Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults

Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults

Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults is a biographical dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of all major authors and illustrators past and present As the only reference volume of its kind available this book is a valuable research tool that provides quick access for anyone studying black childrens literature whether one is a student a librarian charged with maintaining a childrens literature collection or a scholar of childrens literatureThe Fourth Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates African American contributions to childrens literature and books for young adults The new edition contains updated and new information for existing authorillustrator entries the addition of approximately 50 new profiles and a new section listing online resources of interest to the authors and readers of black childrens literature....

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Little Man's Family

Starting in the 1930's, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs began publishing many collaborations illustrated by Native Americans and largely written by Anglo writers as bilingual books. Native Child is   republishing and colorizing some of these books in the original bilingual version. ....

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Sleepy time for Mammals

Sleepy time for Mammals

The funny thing about sleep is that we all need it. It is very important and it still confuses scientists as to why. There are many different mammals on the planet and almost as many different ways   to sleep, and sleep requirements. Why is it that some of the smallest mammals need the most sleep and some of the biggest need the least? Why do mammals hibernate, and some do not? How can some animals that need to breathe air, sleep underwater? ....

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A Sheep That Couldn't Sleep

Sammy is one of the sheep people count to get to sleep, but he can't sleep himself. So he sets out on a journey and asks other animals how they sleep. He finds the answer right back where he started.....

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Finnish Sauna

Finnish Sauna

Design and Construction This book contains information and instructions for the design of genuine Finnish saunas with sections on sauna rooms components seating platforms and furnishings and the planning of the related heating ventilation and electrical installations as well as the specialities of sauna stoves and their selection It also includes a special chapter on building a traditional smoke sauna This book is all the reader will need in order to successfully plan and build a Finnish sauna....

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Whiptail's Tales - Premium Edition

Once upon a time there was a little wolf pup named Whiptail who lived in a forest far far away In this collection of delightful childrens stories, hear the tale of How Whiptail Got His Tail and.   how the Poor Little Pup got into trouble and was saved by the Green Man and his friends! ....

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Dear Mem Fox I Have Read All Your Books Even the Pathetic Ones

Dear Mem Fox I Have Read All Your Books Even the Pathetic Ones

And Other Incidents in the Life of a Children's Book Author The internationally acclaimed childrens book writer on herself and on the art of writing and publishing childrens books....

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Sleep Pea Angel and Doubtful Davie

Sleep Pea Angel and Doubtful Davie

The Sleep Pea Angel Adventure Series by DiAnn Y Mason is a delightful and heart warming collection of special stories that teach children valuable life lessons Each one is painstakingly illustrated with colorful characters and scenery They are the perfect story time or bedtime books for young children The main character is Sleep Pea Angel She is a beautiful blue angel who was given a special Pea she calls Peadie that contains the names of all the children throughout the world Each night the name of one very special child who is having trouble sleeping appears inside the Pea Sleep Pea Angel visits this special child and helps to resolve any issues that keep him or her from sleeping The first book in the series is about a little boy named Davie King who doubts just about everything Read the Sleep Pea Angel and Doubtful Davie story to find out how Sleep Pea Angel will help Davie get to sleep tonight You never know who will be the next special child Sleep Pea Angel will visitmaybe even YOU....

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Whiptail's Tales - Premium Edition (US Version)

Once upon a time there was a little wolf pup named Whiptail who lived in a forest far far away In this collection of delightful childrens stories, hear the tale of How Whiptail Got His Tail and.   how the Poor Little Pup got into trouble and was saved by the Green Man and his friends! ....

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