CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive reference on children's books of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on the years after World War II, arranged in encyclopedia format, alphabetically by author, illustrator or topic. Includes a recommended reading list and entries from seventy-five contributors (which include such well-known names as Lloyd Alexander, Nina Bawden, Eric Carle, Paula Fox, Gary Soto and many more) on topics ranging from ABC books to young adult books. Color plates inserted and illustrated throughout with smaller black and white reproductions of book covers or illustrations. Notes on contributors, index of contributors, general index. 800 pp. ISBN: 0-395-653800.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (short tear to top of dj spine)