978-0-8108-3447-7 • Paperback • January 1998 • $87.00 • (£67.00)
978-1-4616-5742-2 • eBook • January 1998 • $77.50 • (£60.00)
B>Carl M. Tomlinson is Professor of Language Arts and Children's Literature at Northern Illinois University. He is the co-author of Essentials of Children's Literature (Allyn & Bacon, 1996), and has published articles about international children's literature in various publications.
Part 1 Foreword
Part 2 Preface
Part 3 One International Children's Literature
Chapter 4 International Children's Literatrue and This Bibliography
Chapter 5 An Overview of International Children's Literature
Chapter 6 How International Books Come to the United States
Chapter 7 Identifying and Locating International Children's Books
Part 8 Two International Literature and Children
Chapter 9 Sharing International Books With Children
Chapter 10 Activities to Promote International Understanding
Chapter 11 Conclusion
Chapter 12 Details (Names, Addresses, Membership Procedures)
Chapter 13 References
Part 14 Three Annotated Bibliography
Chapter 15 Using this Bibliography
Chapter 16 Poetry
Chapter 17 Picture Books
Chapter 18 Realistic
Chapter 19 Fantasy
Chapter 20 Informational Books
Chapter 21 Transitional Books
Chapter 22 Realistic Fiction
Chapter 23 Historical Fiction
Chapter 24 Fantasy
Chapter 25 Informational Books
Chapter 26 Biography
Chapter 27 Anthologies and Short Stories
Part 28 Appendix Children's Book Awards
Part 29 Author-Title Index
Part 30 Country of Origin Index
Part 31 Subject Index
Part 32 About the Author
...a worthwhile purchase for children's collections...
Teachers and librarians looking for high-quality international titles will find this a useful tool.
— School Library Journal
The annotated bibliography aims to include quality and avoid obvious bestsellers...the genres are logical and helpful...a good reminder of the range of good international material written and available for children and young people...a useful practical book...
— Library Review
A boon for anyone with a functional interest in this very current topic, this title packs a lot of useful but previously un-centralized information about both individual books and larger contexts into a compact space.
— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
...this attractive paperback is a readable basic reference with an annotated bibliography...a clear overview...an excellent tool that shows and tells the importance of global reach.
Recommended for public, college, and university libraries.
— Choice Reviews
...a tremendous resource for teachers and librarians.
— Library Lane
— The School Librarian
...highly selective bibliography.
— Knowledge Quest
...an important bibliography...this information has not been readily available since 1978...Tomlinson's book is welcome coverage of international children's books that has been sorely missed during the past two decades. Teachers and public school librarians will find this book to be a worthwhile addition for broadening the scope of their collections.
— American Reference Books Annual
...a welcome resource...annotations are readable and informative, giving the user of this resource a real sense of each book...a most meritorious achievement: a centralized source of information on the field of international books and a spur to widen all of our reading boundaries.
— The Horn Book Magazine
...a high quality and ultimately useful tool for expanding curricular scope...a 'brief and manageable' reference so that teachers and librarians can expand students' horizons.
— Journal Of Children's Literature
...welcome coverage of international children's books that has been sorely missed during the past two decades. Teachers and public school librarians will fid this book to be a worthwhile addition for broadening the scope of their collection.