Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books

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Series: Episodes, Episode 148
Tag: Episode 122
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Year: 2017
ASIN: 0811879224
ISBN: 0811879224

The rollicking picture book biography about a pioneer in 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. Nancy Carpenter's (hilarious) illustrations make reading this book pure delight.

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The rollicking picture book biography about a pioneer in 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. Nancy Carpenter’s (hilarious) illustrations make reading this book pure delight.

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