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One-Volume Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Luck, Steve (editor)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001093

ISBN: 0965063992

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The ultimate single-volume reference for home, school and office. Over 13, 000 entries - including over 2, 500 biographical profiles-covering virtually every topic you might be curious about including science, geography, history, literature, art, music, medicine, religion, mythology, technology, sports, and entertainment. Packed with over 1, 500 color illustrations - with informative captions that supplement the text and convey ideas that are difficult to grasp in words. The colorful page layout makes the book a pleasure to read. The binding has a bit of wear at the bottom edge. The first four... View more info

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

By: Zipes, Jack (editor In Chief)

Price: $253.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford Univ. Press: 2006

Seller ID: 003659

ISBN: 0195146565

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This wonderful four-volume set covers almost everything you could want to know about children's books. As with all encyclopedias it is in alphabetical order and includes first a list of entries. These short writings include information on authors (including a list of books written) , book titles, and essays on book topics (ABC, Elves, Fantasy, Comics and so forth) , and bibliographies with some of the entries. Each entry includes the contributor's name. Volume 4 contains a selected bibliography, awards, Collections of Children's Literature, Topical Outline, Directory of Contributors and an ind... View more info