Young People's Literature. A look at the big Names. Dr. Seuss. This American author was born in 1904 as Theodor Seuss Geisel in Massachussets. An artist at heart, he pursued different avenues before being asked to produce children’s books.
being asked to produce children’s books.
Social consciousness that changed
This was 1971 !
( Ontario ) to work.
Peter Rabbit Collection, which we can find in many
young children’s objects ( clothes, room decorations … )
A classical American author who wrote
3 children’s books classics :
J R R Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings
( 3 books from 1937 to 1955 )
one of the most popular and influential works in 20th-century literature
The Chronicles of Narnia
( 7 books from 1949 to 1954 )
Christopher Robin's original toys are now under glass in New York.
popular for your generation (some even were made into movies ! )
The Gremlins ;
James and the Giant Peach ;
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ( Willy Wonka );
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator ;
The Twits ;
Matilda and more …
L.Frank Baum :
The Wizard of Oz
The Brothers Grimm (1816)
Fairy Tales ( Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood … )
Charles Dickens : A Christmas Carol
L.M. Montgomery ( a Canadian ):
Anne of Green Gables