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Wild things: the joy of reading children's literature as an adult
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Published:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Physical Desc:
xxiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781451609950, 1451609957, 9781451609950 (hardback)
Lexile measure:
1290

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"Vanity Fair contributing editor Bruce Handy revisits the classics of every American childhood, from fairy tales to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and explores the back stories of their creators, using context and biography to understand how some of the most insightful, creative, and witty authors and illustrators of their times created their often deeply personal masterpieces. Along the way, Handy learns what The Cat in the Hat says about anarchy and absentee parenting, which themes are shared by The Runaway Bunny and Portnoy's Complaint, and why Ramona Quimby is as true an American icon as Tom Sawyer or Jay Gatsby"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Handy, B. (2017). Wild things: the joy of reading children's literature as an adult. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Handy, Bruce. 2017. Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature As an Adult. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Handy, Bruce, Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature As an Adult. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Handy, Bruce. Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature As an Adult. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. Print.

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