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978-0-8108-2950-3 • Hardback • November 1994 • $79.00 • (£61.00)
...an excellent summary of Newbery's achievements as a publisher and bookseller...attractively illustrated...an excellent and readable account of a man who was an innovator...recommended to the student of children's literature and the general reader alike.
— Australian Library Journal
...an exceptionally lively and honest portrait. This is an indispensable source for anyone who cares about children's books, lucid, affectionate, and scrupulously scholarly.
...a thoughtful introduction to this enterprising gentleman in the context of eighteenth-century Enlightenment.
— The Horn Book Magazine
Invaluable for students and teachers of children's literature.
— J. Benardete, CUNY Hunter College