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Fierce bad rabbits : the tales behind children's picture books, Clare Pollard

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Fierce bad rabbits : the tales behind children's picture books
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Fierce bad rabbits
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the tales behind children's picture books
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Clare Pollard
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Fierce bad rabbits
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the tales behind childrens picture books
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eng
Summary
What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar. But what lies behind the picture books that make up our childhood? Fierce Bad Rabbits takes us on an eye-opening journey in a pea-green boat through the history of picture books. From Edward Lear through to Beatrix Potter and contemporary picture books like Stick Man, Clare Pollard shines a light on some of our best-loved childhood stories, their histories and what they really mean. Because the best picture books are far more complex than they seem - and darker too. Monsters can gobble up children and go unnoticed, power is not always used wisely, and the wild things are closer than you think. Sparkling with wit, magic and nostalgia, Fierce Bad Rabbits weaves in tales from Clare's own childhood, and her re-readings as a parent, with fascinating facts and theories about the authors behind the books. Introducing you to new treasures while bringing your childhood favourites to vivid life, it will make you see even stories you've read a hundred times afresh
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Pollard, Clare
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808.06/8
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Pollard, Clare
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Picture books for children
  • Children's stories
  • Illustrated children's books
  • Picture books for children
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the tales behind children's picture books
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Fierce bad rabbits : the tales behind children's picture books, Clare Pollard
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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xi, 288 pages
Isbn
9780241354780
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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regular print
Label
Fierce bad rabbits : the tales behind children's picture books, Clare Pollard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 288 pages
Isbn
9780241354780
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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