The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Editor: Hahn, Daniel
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-19-969514-0
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
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Thousands of authoritative and accessible entries on every aspect of children's literature, covering authors, illustrators, works, characters, genres, and much more. From Mark Haddon to Harry Potter, Raymond Briggs to Maurice Sendak, and Douglas Adams to The Gruffalo.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • A
  • AaB
  • A Apple Pie
  • ABBOTT Jacob (1803–79)
  • ABC books
  • Abner Brown
  • academic study of children's literature
  • ACHEBE Chinua (1930–2013)
  • Across Five Aprils
  • Acts of the Romans
  • ADAMS Douglas (1952–2001)
  • ADAMS Richard (George) (1920–2016)
  • ADAMS Revd William
  • ADAMS William Taylor
  • ADAMSON Jean and Gareth
  • Adventure series
  • Adventures of a Donkey, The
  • Adventures of a Pincushion, The, designed chiefly for the use of Young Ladies
  • Adventures of Billy Topsail, The
  • Adventures of Herr Baby, The
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade), The
  • Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse, The
  • Adventures of the Wishing-Chair
  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The
  • adventure stories
  • ÆLFRIC (fl. 1006)
  • AESOP
  • Affectionate Parent's Gift, The
  • After Bath
  • AGARD John (1949–)
  • Agathos
  • AGEE Jon (1960–)
  • AHLBERG Allan (1938–)
  • AHLBERG Janet (1944–94)
  • AIKEN Joan (Delano)
  • AIKIN John (1747–1822)
  • AIKIN Lucy
  • AINSWORTH, (William) Harrison (1805–82)
  • Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp
  • Aladdin, Mr
  • Alan Breck Stewart
  • ALBOROUGH Jez (1959–)
  • ALCOTT Louisa May (1832–88)
  • ALDEN Isabella Macdonald
  • ALDERSON Brian W. (Wouldhave)
  • ALDHELM (?640–709)
  • Aldiborontiphoskyphorniostikos
  • Aldine Publishing Company
  • ALDRICH Thomas Bailey
  • ALEXANDER, Mrs Cecil Frances (1818–95)
  • ALEXANDER Lloyd (Chudley) (1924–2007)
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • ALEXIE Sherman (1966–)
  • Alex Rider
  • Alfie
  • Alfie Atkins
  • ALGER, Horatio, Jr. (1832–99)
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Alice's Adventures Under Ground
  • Alice Through the Looking-Glass
  • ALIKI (Aliki Liacouras Brandenberg)
  • ALLAN Mabel Esther (1915–98)
  • ALLEN Pamela (1934–)
  • ALLINGHAM William (1824–89)
  • All-of-a-Kind Family
  • All things bright and beautiful
  • ALMEDINGEN E. M. (Martha Edith von Almedingen)
  • ALMOND David (1951–)
  • A.L.O.E. (‘A Lady of England’)
  • alphabet
  • ALTHEA (Althea Braithwaite)
  • ALTSHELER Joseph A. (Alexander) (1862–1919)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, The
  • Amber Spyglass, The
  • AMBRUS Victor G. (Gyozo) (Laszlo) (1935–)
  • Amelia Bedelia
  • Ameliaranne
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • American Spelling Book, The
  • American Sunday-School Union
  • American Tract Society
  • AMICIS Edmondo De
  • Ami des enfans
  • Ananse (Anansi the spider)
  • Anastasia Krupnik
  • Anatole
  • ANDERSEN Hans Christian (1805–75)
  • Andersen Award
  • ANDERSON Alexander (1775–1870)
  • ANDERSON, C. W.
  • ANDERSON Laurie Halse (1961–)
  • ANDERSON, M. T. (Matthew Tobin) (1968–)
  • And Now, Miguel
  • ANDREWS Jane (1833–87)
  • Androcles and the Lion
  • And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street
  • Andy Pandy
  • Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentlemen
  • Angelica
  • Angelina Ballerina
  • Angus
  • Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • ANHOLT Catherine (1958–) and Laurence (1959–)
  • Animals of Farthing Wood, The
  • animal stories
  • Anna
  • Annals of the Poor
  • Anna Maria
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Annie
  • ANNO Mitsumasa (1926–)
  • annual
  • ANSTEY, F. (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)
  • Ant and Bee
  • Anyhow Stories for Children
  • APPIAH Peggy
  • APPLEGATE, K. A. (Katherine Alice) (1956–)
  • Apprentices, The
  • apps
  • Arabel's Raven
  • Arabian Nights’ Entertainments,
  • ARAI Ryoji (1956–)
  • ARDAGH Philip (1961–)
  • Arden family
  • ARDIZZONE Edward (1900–79)
  • ARDIZZONE (Adams), Sarah (1970–)
  • Are We there Yet?
  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
  • ARGUS Arabella
  • ARMITAGE Ronda (1943–)
  • ARMSTRONG Richard (1903–86)
  • ARMSTRONG William H.
  • ARNOLD Thomas (1795–1842)
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Arrietty
  • Arrival, The
  • Artemis Fowl
  • Arthur, King
  • Arthur George
  • ARTHUR Ruth M. (Mabel) (1905–79)
  • ARUNDEL Honor (Morfydd) (1919–73)
  • ASBJØRNSEN, Peter Christen (1812–85)
  • ASCHAM Roger (1515–68)
  • ASHFORD Daisy
  • ASHLEY Bernard (1935–)
  • Aslan
  • Asriel Lord
  • Astérix
  • Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
  • Atalanta
  • ATKINSON, M. E. (Mary Evelyn) (1899–1974)
  • Atlantis
  • At the Back of the North Wind
  • ATTWELL Mabel Lucie (1879–1964)
  • ATWATER Richard and Florence
  • AULNOY, Marie-Cathérine Le Jumel De Barneville De La Motte, Comtesse d’ (c.1650–1705)
  • AUNT CHARLOTTE
  • AUNT EFFIE (Jane Euphemia Browne) (1811–98)
  • AUNT FRIENDLY (Sarah S. T. Baker) (1824–1906)
  • Aunt Judy's Magazine
  • AUNT LOUISA (Laura B. J. Valentine) (1814–99)
  • AUNT MARY
  • AUSTIN Stella (d. 1893) British author
  • Austin family
  • Australian Aboriginal writing and illustration
  • Australian Legendary Tales
  • AVERY Gillian (Elise) (1926–2016)
  • AVERY Harold (1867–1943)
  • AVI (Edward Irving Wortis)
  • A Was an Archer
  • Away Goes Sally
  • AWDRY, Revd W. (Wilbert Vere) (1911–97)
  • Awful End
  • awful warning
  • AYMÉ, Marcel
  • B
  • Babar the Elephant
  • Baba Yaga
  • Babe
  • Babees Book
  • Babes in the Wood
  • baby books
  • Baby-Sitters Club, The
  • Baby's Opera, The
  • BACON, R. L. (Ronald Leonard) (1924–2005)
  • Bad Child's Book of Beasts, The
  • BADEN-POWELL, Robert Stephenson Smyth, First Baron Baden-Powell
  • Badger
  • Badjelly the Witch
  • Baggins Bilbo
  • Baggins Frodo
  • Bagheera
  • BAGNOLD Enid (1889–1981)
  • Bagthorpe Saga, The
  • BAILEY Carolyn Sherwin (1875–1961)
  • BAKER Jeannie (1950–)
  • Baldmoney
  • BALDWIN James (1841–1925)
  • Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
  • ballad
  • BALLANTYNE, R. M. (Robert Michael)
  • Ballantyne's Miscellany
  • Ballet Shoes
  • Baloo
  • Bambi
  • Banbury
  • BANCROFT Bronwyn
  • bande dessinée
  • Band of Hope
  • BANG Molly (1943–)
  • BANKS Lynne Reid
  • Banks family
  • banned books
  • BANNER Angela
  • BANNERMAN (Watson), Helen (Brodie Cowan) (1862–1946)
  • BARBAULD Anna Laetitia (1743–1825)
  • BARBER Antonia
  • BARBOUR Ralph Henry (1870–1944)
  • BARING-GOULD, Sabine (1834–1924)
  • BARKER Cicely Mary (1895–1973)
  • BARNARDO, Dr Thomas John (1845–1905)
  • BARNE Kitty (Marion Catherine) (1883–1957)
  • BARRETT Angela (1955–)
  • BARRETT Anne (Mainwaring) (1911–86)
  • BARRIE, J. M. (James Matthew) (1860–1937)
  • BARRY Margaret Stuart (1927–)
  • Bartimaeus
  • BASE Graeme (1958–)
  • Bash Street Kids, the
  • Basil Brush
  • Basket of Flowers, The
  • Bastable family
  • Batchelder Award (Mildred L. Batchelder Award)
  • Batman
  • battledore
  • Baudelaire, Violet, Sunny, and Klaus
  • BAUER Joan (1951–)
  • BAUER Jutta (1955–)
  • BAUM, L. (Lyman) Frank (1856–1919)
  • BAUMANN Hans (1914–88)
  • BAWDEN Nina (1925–2012)
  • BAXENDALE Leo (1930–)
  • BAYLEY Nicola (1949–)
  • BAYNES Pauline (Diana) (Mrs Fritz Gasch) (1922–2008)
  • ‘B.B.’ (D. J. (Denys James) Watkins-Pitchford) (1905–90)
  • BD (bande dessinée) (literally: ‘drawn strip’)
  • Beadle's Dime Novels
  • BEAMAN, S. G. Hulme
  • Beano
  • Bear Called Paddington, A
  • beast-epic
  • BEATTY Patricia (1922–91)
  • BEAUMONT, Mme Marie Leprince de (1711–80)
  • Beautiful Joe
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • BECHSTEIN Ludwig (1801–60)
  • BECK Ian (1947–)
  • BEDE (673–735)
  • BEDFORD, F. D. (Francis Donkin) (1864–1954)
  • Bedknob and Broomstick
  • Bedonebyasyoudid, Mrs
  • Beechnut
  • Beegu
  • Bee-Man of Orn, The
  • Beetle
  • BEETON Samuel Orchart (1831–77)
  • Beginner Books
  • BEHN Harry (1898–1973)
  • BELL Anthea (1936–)
  • BELL, R. S. W. (Robert Stanley Warren) (1871–1921)
  • BELLAIRS John (1938–1991)
  • Bella Swan
  • BELLOC, (Joseph) Hilaire (Pierre René) (1870–1953)
  • BEMELMANS Ludwig (1898–1962)
  • Bending of a Twig, The
  • BENÉT, Stephen Vincent and Rosemary
  • Ben Gunn
  • Benjamin Bunny
  • Benn, Mr
  • BENNETT John
  • BENSON, E. F.
  • BENSON Mildred Wirt (1905–2002)
  • BERENSTAIN Stan (1923–2005) and Jan (1923–2012)
  • BERESFORD Elisabeth (1926–2010)
  • BERG Leila (1917–2012)
  • BERGSTRÖM, Gunilla (1942–)
  • BERNA Paul
  • Berners family
  • BERQUIN Arnaud (1747–91)
  • Bertie's Escapade
  • BESKOW Elsa (1874–1953)
  • Bessie Bunter
  • BESTALL Alfred (1892–1986)
  • bestiary
  • BETTELHEIM Bruno (1903–90)
  • Bettina (Bettina Ehrlich) (1903–85)
  • Bevis:
  • Bevis of Hampton, Sir
  • Bewick Thomas (1753–1828)
  • BFG, The
  • Bianca Miss
  • Bibi
  • Bibles and Bible stories
  • Bibliothèque rose
  • Bidpai, Fables of
  • Big Ears
  • Biggles
  • Big Red
  • Big Snow, The
  • Big Tiger and Christian
  • Bigwig
  • Bilbo Baggins
  • ‘Billabong’ books
  • BILLINGS Hammatt (1818–74)
  • Bill's New Frock
  • Billy and Blaze
  • Billy Bunter (William George Bunter)
  • Billy the Kid
  • biography
  • BIRCH Reginald (1856–1943)
  • BIRD Maria
  • BIRD Richard (William Barradale-Smith)
  • BIRDSALL Jeanne
  • Birds’ Christmas Carol, The
  • Birdy Jones
  • BIRO Val (Balint Stephen) (1921–2014)
  • BISHOP Clare Huchet (1899–1993)
  • BISHOP Gavin (1946–)
  • Bitem
  • BLACK Holly (1971–)
  • Black Arrow, The
  • Black Beauty: the autobiography of a horse (1877)
  • Black Bull of Norroway, The
  • Black Hearts in Battersea
  • Blackie & Son
  • Black Jack
  • BLACKMAN Malorie (1962–)
  • Black Pig
  • Black Ships before Troy
  • Black Stallion
  • Blackstick
  • BLACKWOOD Freya (1975–)
  • BLAKE Quentin (Saxby) (1932–)
  • BLAKE Sexton
  • BLAKE William (1757–1827)
  • BLAND Nick (1973–)
  • BLEGVAD Erik (1923–2014)
  • Blind Pew
  • BLISHEN Edward (1920–96)
  • BLOCK Francesca Lia (1962–)
  • BLOOMFIELD Robert (1766–1823)
  • BLOS Joan W. (Winsor) (1928–2017)
  • Blossoms of Morality, The
  • Bluebeard
  • Bluebell in Fairyland, a musical dream play in two acts
  • Blue Bird, The (L'Oiseau bleu)
  • Blue Bird, The
  • Blue Fairy Book
  • Blue Peter
  • Blue Peter Book Awards
  • BLUME Judy (1938–)
  • BLYTH Harry (1852–98)
  • BLYTON Enid (Mary) (1897–1968)
  • board books
  • Bobbsey Twins
  • Bobby Brewster
  • Bob Cherry
  • Bod
  • Bodley books
  • bogey (bogeyman)
  • BOJUNGA NUNES, Lygia (1932–)
  • Bologna Ragazzi Awards
  • BOND, (Thomas) Michael (1926–2017)
  • BOND Ruskin (1934–)
  • BONHAM Frank (1914–88)
  • Bonzo
  • Book for Boys and Girls, A, or, Country Rhimes for Children
  • Book of Americans, A
  • Book of Discoveries, A
  • Book of Knowledge, The
  • Book of Nonsense, A by Derry Down Derry
  • Book of Nurture
  • Book of Three
  • Books for Keeps
  • Books for the Bairns
  • books of courtesy
  • books of instruction
  • books of trades
  • Bookstart
  • Book Thief, The
  • Booktrust
  • Booktrust Teenage Prize
  • Boone Daniel
  • Bo-Peep
  • BOREMAN Thomas (fl.1730–43)
  • Borrowers, The
  • BOSCO Henri (1888–1976)
  • BOSTON, L. M. (Lucy Maria)
  • Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards
  • Bott, Violet Elizabeth
  • Bottersnikes and Gumbles
  • BOUILLY Jean Nicolas (1763–1842)
  • BOUTET DE MONVEL, Maurice (1850–1913)
  • B.O.W.C. series
  • BOWDLER Thomas (1754–1825)
  • BOWLER Tim (1953–)
  • Box of Delights, The
  • Boy:
  • Boy Hunters, The
  • BOYLSTON Helen Dore (1895–1984)
  • Boy Meets Boy
  • BOYNE John (1971–)
  • BOYNTON Sandra (1953–)
  • Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia, A; or, Herbert's Note-Book (1854)
  • Boy Scouts
  • Boys of England
  • Boy's Own Magazine, The
  • Boy's Own Paper, The
  • boys’ stories (boys’ fiction)
  • ‘Boy stood on the burning deck, The’
  • BRABOURNE Lord
  • BRADLEY Edward (1827–89)
  • BRADMAN Tony (1954–)
  • BRAITHWAITE Althea
  • Braithwaite Pandora
  • BRAND Christianna (1907–88)
  • BRANFORD Henrietta (1946–99)
  • Branford Boase Award
  • Brass Bottle, The
  • Brave Little Tailor, The
  • BRAY Libba (1964–)
  • BRAZIL Angela (1869–1947)
  • Bremen Town-Musicians, The
  • ‘BRENDA’ (Mrs G. Castle Smith)
  • Brendon Chase
  • BRENTANO Clemens (1778–1842)
  • BRENT-DYER, Elinor M. (1895–1969)
  • BRERETON, Capt. Frederick S. (Sadleir)
  • Brer Rabbit
  • BRESLIN Theresa (1947–)
  • BRETT Edwin (1828–95)
  • Briar-Rose
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • BRIGGS Katharine M. (Mary) (1898–1980)
  • BRIGGS Raymond (Redvers) (1934–)
  • BRINK Carol Ryrie (1895–1981)
  • BRINSLEY John (fl. 1615)
  • BRINSMEAD, H. F. (Hesba Fay) (1922–2003)
  • BRISLEY Joyce Lankester
  • broadside
  • BROCK, C. E. (Charles Edward) (1870–1938) and H. M. (Henry Matthew) (1875–1960)
  • BRODERIP Frances Freeling (1830–78)
  • Bromeliad trilogy
  • BROOKE, L. (Leonard) Leslie (1862–1940)
  • BROOKS Kevin (1959–)
  • BROOKS Noah (1830–1903)
  • BROOKS Ron (1948–)
  • BROOKS Walter R.
  • BROSTER, D. K. (Dorothy Kathleen)
  • BROWN Marc (1946–)
  • BROWN Marcia (1918–2015)
  • BROWN Margaret Wise (1910–52)
  • BROWN Pamela (1924–89)
  • BROWN Roy (Frederick) (1921–82)
  • BROWNE Anthony (1946–)
  • BROWNE Frances (1816–79)
  • BROWNE Gordon (Frederick)
  • brownie
  • Brownies and other tales, The
  • BROWNING Robert
  • BRUCE Dorita Fairlie (1885–1970)
  • BRUCE Mary Grant (1878–1958)
  • BRUCHAC Joseph (1942–)
  • Bruin Boys
  • BRUNA Dick (1927–2017)
  • BRUNHOFF, Jean and Laurent de
  • BRYAN Ashley (1923–)
  • BUCKERIDGE Anthony (1912–2004)
  • BUCKLEY Arabella B. (Burton)
  • BUDDEN (Halsey), Maria Elizabeth (?1780–1832)
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Bulbo
  • Bulldog Drummond
  • bumper books
  • Bumpo
  • Bumppo, Natty
  • Bunkle
  • Bunter, Bessie
  • Bunter, Billy
  • BUNTING Eve (1928–)
  • BUNYAN John (1628–88)
  • bunyip
  • BURCH Robert (1925–2007)
  • BURDER George (1752–1832)
  • BURGESS Gelett
  • BURGESS Melvin (1954–)
  • BURGESS Thornton W.
  • BURNETT Frances Hodgson (1849–1924)
  • BURNFORD Sheila
  • BURNINGHAM John (Mackintosh)
  • BURRAGE Edwin Harcourt (1839–1916)
  • BURROUGHS Edgar Rice (1875–1950)
  • BURTON Hester (Wood-Hill) (1913–2000)
  • BURTON Virginia Lee (1909–68)
  • BUSCH Wilhelm
  • BUTLER Dorothy (1925–2015)
  • Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast, The
  • BUTTERWORTH Hezekiah (1839–1905)
  • BUTTERWORTH Oliver
  • BYARS Betsy (1928–)
  • C
  • Cabinet des fées
  • CABOT Meg (1967– )
  • CADY Harrison (1877–1970)
  • Calamity Jane
  • CALDECOTT Randolph (1846–86)
  • Caldecott Medal
  • Call it Courage
  • Call of the Wild
  • Callum McGregor
  • CALVINO Italo (1923–85)
  • Camelot
  • CAMERON Eleanor (Butler) (1912–96)
  • CAMERON (Butt), Lucy Lyttleton (1781–1858)
  • CAMPBELL Rod (1945– )
  • CAMPE Joachim Heinrich (1746–1818)
  • Camp Fire Movement
  • Canadian Crusoes
  • CANNAN Joanna
  • CANTON William (1845–1926)
  • Cap o’ Rushes
  • Captain, The
  • Captain Flint
  • Captain Haddock
  • Captain Hook
  • Captain January
  • Captain Nemo
  • Captain Pugwash
  • Captains Courageous
  • Captain Underpants
  • Caractacus Potts
  • Carbonel
  • career novels
  • Carey family
  • CARLE Eric (1929– )
  • CARLSON Natalie Savage (1906–97)
  • CARNAN Thomas
  • Carnegie Medal
  • CARNEY Julia A. (1823–1908)
  • Carousel
  • Carpenter Humphrey (1946–2005)
  • Carrie's War
  • CARROLL Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832–98)
  • Carrots: Just a Little Boy (1876)
  • CARRYL Charles E. (Edward)
  • Carry on, Mr Bowditch
  • Carson Kit
  • CARSON LEVINE, Gail (1947–)
  • CARTER Bruce (Richard Hough)
  • Carter Nick
  • CARTER Peter (1929–99)
  • CARUS WILSON, the Revd William
  • Carved Lions, The
  • Casson Family series
  • Castle Blair
  • CASTLEMON Harry (Charles Austin Fosdick) (1842–1915)
  • Catcher in the Rye, The
  • catechism
  • CATHERALL Arthur (1906–80)
  • Cat in the Hat, The
  • CATNACH family
  • Catriona
  • Catweazle
  • CAUSLEY Charles (Stanley) (1917–2003)
  • cautionary tales
  • Cautionary Tales for Children
  • CAXTON William (c.1420–91)
  • Cay, The
  • CBCA
  • CBI Book of the Year Awards (formerly the Bisto Book of the Year Awards)
  • celebrity books
  • Celtic Fairy Tales
  • Celtic traditional tales
  • censorship
  • CHAFFEY, M. Ella
  • Chalet School
  • CHALMERS Mary
  • CHAMBERS Aidan (1934– )
  • CHAMPNEY, Lizzie (Elizabeth) Williams (1850–1922)
  • Changes trilogy
  • Chaos Walking
  • chapbooks
  • CHAPMAN, C. H.
  • CHAPONE Hester (1727–1801)
  • chapter books
  • Chapter of Kings, The
  • CHARLESWORTH, M. L.
  • Charlie and Lola
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Charlie Brown
  • Charlie Chan
  • CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH (Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna)
  • Charlotte Sometimes,
  • Charlotte's Web
  • CHATELAIN, MME Clara de (1807–76)
  • Chatterbox
  • CHAUCER Geoffrey (?1340–1400)
  • CHAUNCY, Nan (Nancen) (Beryl Masterman) (1900–70)
  • CHAUNDLER Christine (1887–1972)
  • Cheap Repository Tracts
  • CHEAR Abraham (d. 1668)
  • Cherry-Stones, The
  • Cherub series
  • Cheshire Cat
  • CHESTERFIELD, Philip Dormer Stanhope
  • Cheval sans tête, Un
  • Chevy Chase
  • CHICHESTER CLARK, Emma (1955– )
  • Chicken-licken
  • CHILD Lauren (1965– ) An English writer and illustrator
  • CHILD Lydia Maria (1802–80)
  • Child and His Book, The
  • child authors
  • Child Life
  • Children in the Wood, The
  • Children of the New Forest, The
  • Children's Book Council of Australia
  • Children's Book Week
  • Children's Crusade
  • Children's Encyclopaedia, The
  • Children's Friend, The
  • Children's Friend, The
  • Children's Garland from the Best Poets, The
  • Children's Hour
  • Children's Laureate
  • children's literature as academic study
  • Children's Newspaper, The
  • Children's Prize, The
  • Children's Rights Workshop
  • Child's Book of Saints, A
  • Child's Companion, The
  • Child's Garden of Verses, A
  • Child's Guide to Knowledge, The
  • Child's History of England, A
  • Chimp and Zee
  • CHIPPERFIELD Joseph E. (Eugene) (1912–76)
  • Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: the magical car
  • Chocolate War, The
  • CHORPENNING Charlotte (Lee Barrows)
  • Chrestomanci
  • CHRÉTIEN DE TROYES
  • CHRISMAN Arthur Bowie (1889–1953)
  • Christie's Old Organ, or ‘Home, Sweet Home’
  • Christmas Books
  • Christmas Box, The
  • Christmas Carol, A
  • Christmas-Tree Land
  • CHRISTOPHER John (C. S. Youd) (1922–2012)
  • Christopher Robin
  • chromolithography
  • Chronicles of Narnia
  • Chronicles of Pantouflia
  • CHUKOVSKY Kornei (N. I. Korneichuk)
  • Chums
  • CHURCH, A. J. (Alfred John)
  • CHURCH Frederick Stuart (1842–1924)
  • CHURCH Richard (Thomas) (1893–1972)
  • Church Mice, the
  • CIARDI John (Anthony) (1916–86)
  • CILIP
  • Cinderella
  • Circle of the Sciences, The
  • CLA Book of the Year for Children
  • CLAPP Patricia (1912–2003)
  • CLARE Cassandra (1973–)
  • Clarice Bean
  • Clarissa
  • CLARK Ann Nolan (1896–1995)
  • CLARK Catherine Anthony (1892–1977)
  • CLARK Samuel (1810–75)
  • CLARKE, J. Erskine
  • CLARKE Mary Cowden
  • CLARKE Pauline (1921–2013)
  • CLARKE Rebecca Sophia
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  • CLEAVER Hylton (Reginald) (1891–1961)
  • CLEAVER Vera (1919–93) and Bill (1920–81)
  • CLEMENS, S. L.
  • CLEMENT Rod (1961–)
  • Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf
  • CLEWES Dorothy (Mary) (1907–2003)
  • Cliff House
  • CLIFFORD Martin
  • CLIFFORD, Mrs W. K.
  • CLIFTON Lucille (1936–2010)
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • Clown
  • COATSWORTH Elizabeth (Jane) (1893–1986)
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  • Cockatoos
  • Cocker's Arithmetic
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  • Cock Robin
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  • COKE Desmond
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  • COLE, Sir Henry (1808–82)
  • Cole Hawlings
  • COLERIDGE Sara (1802–52)
  • Cole's Funny Picture Book
  • COLFER Eoin (1965– )
  • Collection of Pretty Poems for the Amusement of Children Three Feet High, by Tommy Tagg, Esq., A
  • COLLINS Suzanne American author
  • Collins’ Magazine for Boys and Girls
  • COLLODI Carlo (Carlo Lorenzini)
  • colour in children's books
  • COLUM Padraic (1881–1972)
  • Columbus, voyages of
  • COLWELL Eileen H. (1904–2002)
  • Come Hither,
  • COMENIUS John Amos (Komenský, Jan Amos) (1592–1670)
  • comics
  • CONNOR Ralph (Revd Charles William Gordon) (1860–1937)
  • Contes de ma mère l'Oye
  • Conversations
  • COOK Captain James (1728–79)
  • COOLIDGE Susan (Sarah Chauncy Woolsey)
  • COOLING Wendy
  • COOMBS Patricia
  • COONEY Barbara (1917–2000)
  • COOPER Helen (1963–)
  • COOPER James Fenimore (1789–1851)
  • COOPER Mary (d. 1761) London printer
  • COOPER Susan (1935–)
  • copperplate engraving
  • Cops and Robbers
  • copybooks
  • Coraline
  • Coral Island, The
  • Coram Boy
  • Corduroy
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  • Coretta Scott King Award
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  • CORNER Julia (1798–1875)
  • Cornish folk material
  • Costa Children's Book Award
  • COTTIN Sophie
  • COTTON John
  • COTTON Nathaniel (1705–88)
  • Cotton-tail
  • COTTRELL BOYCE, Frank (1959–)
  • counting-out rhymes
  • Count Olaf
  • courtesy-books
  • COUSINS Lucy (1964–)
  • COVILLE Bruce (1950–)
  • Cowardly Lion
  • cowboys
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  • COWLEY Joy (1936–)
  • Cow Who Fell in the Canal, The
  • COX Palmer (1840–1924)
  • CRAIK (Mulock), Dinah Maria Mulock (1818–87)
  • CRAMPTON Patricia (1925–2016)
  • CRANCH Christopher Pearse (1813–92)
  • Crane Walter (1845–1915)
  • CREECH Sharon (1945-)
  • CRESSWELL Helen (1934–2005)
  • CREWS Donald (1938–)
  • Cricket in Times Square, The
  • cries of London
  • Crockett Davy
  • CROCKETT, S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) (1860–1914)
  • CROKER, T. (Thomas) Crofton (1798–1854)
  • CROMPTON Frances E. (Eliza)
  • CROMPTON Richmal (Richmal Crompton Lamburn)
  • CROSS Gillian (1945–)
  • CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin (1941–)
  • crossover books
  • CROUCH Marcus (1913–96)
  • CROUCH Nathaniel (?1632–?1725)
  • CROWTHER Kitty (1970–)
  • CROWTHER Robert
  • Cruella de Vil
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  • CRUTCHER Chris (1946–)
  • Cuckoo Clock, The
  • Cue for Treason
  • CUMMING Primrose (1915–2004)
  • CUMMINS Maria Susanna (1827–66)
  • CUNDALL Joseph (1818–95)
  • Cuore
  • Curdie
  • Curious George (from 1941)
  • Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The (2003)
  • CURTIS Christopher Paul (1953–)
  • CUSTER George Armstrong (1839–76)
  • D
  • Dab Dab
  • Daddy Darwin's Dovecote
  • dæmons
  • DAHL Roald (1916–90)
  • Dairyman's Daughter, The
  • Daisy, The,
  • Daisy Chain, The
  • Daleks
  • DALY, Maureen
  • DALY Niki (1946–)
  • DALZIEL Brothers
  • Dame Trot
  • Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her Seven Wonderful Cats
  • DANA Richard Henry
  • Dan Dare
  • Dandy
  • DANIELL David Scott (Albert Scott Daniell)
  • Danish fairy and folk tales
  • DANN, Colin
  • Danny, the Champion of the World
  • DANZIGER Paula (1944–2004)
  • Darbishire
  • Dark Is Rising, The
  • DARLEY, F. O. C (Felix Octavius Carr) (1822–88)
  • Darling family
  • DARTON, F. J. (Frederick Joseph) Harvey
  • DARTON family
  • DASENT, Sir George Webbe
  • DAUGHERTY James (Henry) (1889–1974)
  • D'AULAIRE, Edgar Parin (1898–1986) and Ingri (1904–80)
  • D'AULNOY, Mme
  • David Blaize and the Blue Door
  • DAVIES Andrew (Wynford) (1936–)
  • DAVIS David (William Eric Davis)
  • DAVISON, Frank Dalby
  • Davy and the Goblins
  • Davy Crockett
  • DAWLISH Peter (James Lennox Kerr)
  • DAY Thomas (1748–89)
  • DAY LEWIS, C.
  • Day of the Triffids, The
  • DEACON Alexis (1978– )
  • Deadwood Dick
  • Dealings with the Fairies
  • DE AMICIS, Edmondo
  • DEAN family
  • DE ANGELI, Marguerite (Lofft) (1889–1987)
  • Dear Nobody
  • DEARY Terry
  • Dear Zoo
  • Deborah Dent and Her Donkey
  • DE BRUNHOFF, Jean (1899–1937) and Laurent (1925–)
  • DE CHATELAIN, Mme
  • Deerslayer, The
  • DEFOE Daniel (?1660–1731)
  • DE FOMBELLE, Timothée (1973–)
  • DEGEN Bruce (1945–)
  • DE GENLIS, Mme
  • DE GOLDI, Kate (1959– )
  • DE GRAFT-HANSON, J. O. (1932–2002)
  • DE JONG, Meindert (1906–91)
  • DE LA MARE, Walter (John) (1873–1956)
  • DELTA Penelope (1874–1941)
  • DE MELLO BREYNER ANDRESEN, Sophia (1919–2004)
  • DE MILLE, James (1833–80)
  • Demon Headmaster, The
  • DE MORGAN, Mary Augusta (1850–1907)
  • DENNIS, C. J. (Clarence James)
  • DENNISON Muriel
  • Dennis the Dachshund
  • Dennis the Menace
  • DENSLOW, W. W.
  • DENTON Terry (1950–)
  • DEPAOLA Tomie (1934–)
  • DE REGNIERS, Beatrice Schenk (1914–2000)
  • DE ROO, Anne (Louise) (1931–2007)
  • DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, Antoine
  • Description of Three Hundred Animals, A
  • Desert Home, The
  • Desmond the Dinosaur
  • Desperate Dan
  • DESSEN Sarah (1970–)
  • detective stories
  • DE TREVIÑO, Elizabeth Borton (1904–2001)
  • Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis
  • DHONDY Farrukh (1944–)
  • Diamonds and Toads
  • Diary of a Killer Cat
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Diary of a Wombat
  • Diary of a Young Girl, The
  • DIAZ Abby Morton (1821–1904)
  • DICAMILLO Kate (1964–)
  • DICEY William and Cluer
  • Dicey's Song
  • Dick Barton, Special Agent
  • DICKENS Charles (1812–70)
  • Dickens Eddie
  • DICKINSON Peter (1927–2015)
  • Dick Turpin
  • Dick Whittington
  • Dido Twite
  • DIEKMANN Miep (1925–)
  • DILLON, Eilís (1920–94)
  • DILLON Leo (1933–2012) and Diane (1933–)
  • dime novels
  • DIMMOCK, (Frederick) Hayden (1895–1955)
  • Dimsie
  • Dinah
  • Dirty Bertie
  • disabled characters in children's books
  • Discworld
  • DISNEY Walt (Walter Elias)
  • DITERLIZZI Tony (1969–)
  • diversity
  • Dives Pragmaticus
  • Divine Emblems: or Temporal Things Spiritualised
  • Divine Songs, Attempted in Easie Language for the Use of Children
  • Dixon Bob
  • Dixon Franklin W.
  • Doasyouwouldbedoneby, Mrs
  • Doctor Dolittle stories
  • Dodd Lynley
  • Doddridge Philip (1702–51)
  • Doderer Klaus (1925–)
  • Dodge, Mary (Elizabeth) Mapes (1831–1905)
  • Dodgson, C. L.
  • Dog Crusoe, The
  • Dogger
  • Dogmatix
  • Dog So Small, A
  • DOHERTY Berlie (1943–)
  • Doing It
  • Dolittle, Doctor
  • doll stories
  • Dolor, Prince
  • Donald Duck
  • Donaldson Julia (1948–)
  • Don Bellianis of Greece (Don Belianis of Greece)
  • Dong with a Luminous Nose, The
  • Donnelly Jennifer (1963–)
  • Donovan John (1928–92)
  • Don Quixote
  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
  • DORÉ, (Paul) Gustave (1832–83)
  • Dormouse
  • Dorothy
  • Dorrie
  • DORSET Mrs
  • Dot and the Kangaroo
  • DOUCE Francis
  • Dougal
  • DOUGLAS Amanda (Minnie) (1837–1916)
  • DOWD, J. (James) H. British artist
  • DOWD Siobhan (1960–2007)
  • Down the Snow Stairs
  • Down with Skool!
  • Dowsabel
  • DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan (1859–1930)
  • DOYLE Brian (1935–)
  • DOYLE Malachy (1954–)
  • DOYLE Richard (1824–83)
  • DOYLE Roddy (1958–)
  • dragons
  • DRAGT Tonke (1930–)
  • Dream Days
  • Dromkeen Medal
  • DRUMMOND, V. H. (Violet Hilda) (1911–2000)
  • Doctor Who
  • DUANE Diane (1952–)
  • DU BOIS, William Pène (1916–1993)
  • DUBOSARSKY Ursula (1961–)
  • DU CHAILLU, Paul (Belloni)
  • Duchess
  • Duchess, The
  • DUDER Tessa (1940–)
  • DUFFY Carol Ann (1955–)
  • DUGGAN Maurice (Noel) (1922–75)
  • DULAC Edmund (1882–1953)
  • DUMAS Alexandre (1802–70)
  • Dumbledore, Professor Albus
  • Dumbo
  • DUNBAR Joyce (1944–)
  • DUNBAR Polly (1980–)
  • DUNCAN Lois (1934–2016)
  • DUNCAN Norman (1871–1916)
  • DUNNE, J. W. (John William)
  • DURACK Mary (1913–94)
  • Durango Street
  • Dursley family
  • Dust
  • Dutch paper
  • DUVOISIN Roger (Antoine) (1904–80)
  • dwarfs
  • dystopian fiction
  • E
  • Each Peach Pear Plum
  • EAGER Edward (1911–64)
  • Eagle of the Ninth, The
  • Early Lessons
  • Early Piety;
  • Earp Wyatt
  • Earthsea
  • Earthy Mangold
  • East
  • EASTMAN, P. D.
  • East of the Sun and West of the Moon
  • Eat Your Peas
  • e-books (electronic books)
  • ECCLESHARE Julia (1951–)
  • Edda
  • EDGAR, J. G. (John George)
  • Edge Chronicles, The
  • EDGEWORTH Maria (1767–1849)
  • EDGEWORTH, R. L. (Richard Lovell)
  • Editha's Burglar
  • EDMONDS Walter D. (Dumaux) (1903–98)
  • education
  • Edward Cullen
  • EDWARDS Dorothy (1914–82)
  • EDWARDS Monica (Le Doux) (1912–98)
  • Eeyore
  • EGGLESTON Edward (1837–1902)
  • EGNER, Thorbjørn (1912–90)
  • EGOFF Sheila
  • Egyptian folk tales
  • EHRLICH Bettina
  • Eighteenth Emergency, The
  • EKWENSI Cyprian (Odiatu)
  • Eleanor Farjeon Award
  • Elements of Morality
  • Elephant and the Bad Baby, The
  • elf
  • Elidor
  • ELIOT, T. S.
  • Elizabeth,
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Ellen Montgomery
  • ELLIN, E. M. (Elizabeth Muriel) (1904–82)
  • ELLIOTT (Belson), Mary (?1794–1870)
  • ELLIS Deborah (1960–)
  • ELLIS Edward Sylvester
  • Elmer
  • Eloise
  • Elsie Dinsmore
  • elves
  • Elzevir Block
  • emblem books
  • Emil and the Detectives
  • Émile
  • EMMETT Brothers
  • Emperor's New Clothes, The
  • Enchanted Castle, The
  • Enchanted Doll, The
  • ENDE Michael (1929–95)
  • Endless Steppe, The
  • English Fairy Tales
  • English Schoolmaster, The
  • English Spelling Book, The
  • Enormous Egg, The
  • ENRIGHT Elizabeth (1909–68)
  • Eragon
  • ERASMUS
  • ERDRICH Louise (1954–)
  • Eric, or, Little by Little
  • ERLBRUCH Wolf (1948–)
  • ESTES Eleanor (Ruth) (1906–88)
  • Esther Glen Award
  • ESTORIL Jean
  • ETS Marie Hall (1893–1984)
  • EUWER WOLFF, Virginia (1937–)
  • evangelical writings
  • EVANS Edmund (1826–1905)
  • Evenings at Home
  • EVERETT-GREEN, Evelyn (1856–1932)
  • EWING Juliana Horatia (Gatty) (1841–85)
  • EYRE Frank (1910–88)
  • F
  • fable
  • Fables Ancient and Modern,.
  • face-rhymes
  • Faerie Queene, The
  • Fairchild Family, The
  • fairies
  • Fair Rosamond
  • fairy
  • Fairy Book, The
  • Fairy Books
  • Fairy Caravan, The
  • Fairy Spectator, The
  • fairy stories (fairy tales)
  • Fairy Tales of All Nations
  • FALCONER Ian
  • FALKNER, J. (John) Meade (1858–1932)
  • Family From One End Street, The
  • Family Instructor, The
  • family stories
  • Famous Five, The
  • Famous Tommy Thumb's Little Story-Book, The
  • FANELLI Sara (1969–)
  • fan fiction (fanfiction; fanfic; FF; fic)
  • Fantasia
  • Fantastic Mr Fox
  • fantasy
  • FARADAY Michael (1791–1867)
  • Far-Distant Oxus, The
  • FARJEON Eleanor (1881–1965)
  • FARLEY Walter (Lorimer) (1915–89)
  • FARMER Nancy (1941–)
  • FARMER Penelope (1939–)
  • Farmer Giles of Ham
  • FARNOL Jeffery (1878–1952)
  • FARQUHARSON Martha
  • FARRAR, F. W. (Frederick William) (1831–1903)
  • FARROW, G. E. (George Edward)
  • Fat Controller
  • Father Christmas (Santa Claus)
  • Father Fox's Pennyrhymes
  • Fatherless Fanny;
  • Fattypuffs and Thinifers
  • FAUCHER Paul
  • FAULKNOR, (Chauncey) Cliff (Clifford Vernon) (1913–2009)
  • Fault in Our Stars, The
  • Fauntleroy, Little Lord
  • FAUSTINO Paul
  • Feats on the Fjord
  • Federation of Children's Book Groups
  • FEELINGS Tom (1933–2003)
  • Fe, fi, fo, fum
  • FEIFFER Jules
  • Felissa,
  • Felix Summerly
  • Felix the Cat
  • Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe- (1651–1715)
  • FENN (Frere), Eleanor (Ellenor), Lady (1743–1813)
  • FENN George Manville (1831–1909)
  • Ferdinand the bull
  • Ferrers Locke
  • festivals
  • FIELD, Mrs E. M. (1856–1940)
  • FIELD Eugene (1850–95)
  • FIELD Rachel
  • FIELDING Sarah (1710–68)
  • Fifteen
  • Fifth Form at St Dominic's, The
  • Fighting Fantasy
  • Finding Violet Park
  • FINE Anne (1947–)
  • finger-rhymes
  • FINLEY Martha Farquharson
  • Finn Family Moomintroll
  • Firebird, The
  • First Going to School;
  • FIRTH Barbara (1928–2013)
  • FISHER Catherine (1957–)
  • FISHER, Dorothy (Frances) Canfield (1879–1958)
  • FISHER Margery (1913–92)
  • FISK Nicholas (David Higginbottom) (1923–2016)
  • FITZGERALD John D.
  • FITZHUGH Louise (1928–74)
  • FITZPATRICK, Marie-Louise (1962–)
  • FITZPATRICK Sir Percy
  • Five Children and It (1902)
  • Five Chinese Brothers, The
  • Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, The
  • Fiver
  • FLACK Marjorie (1897–1958)
  • Flambards
  • FLANAGAN John (1944–)
  • Flashman
  • Flat Iron for a Farthing, A
  • Flat Stanley
  • FLEISCHMAN, (Albert) Sid (Sidney) (1920–2010)
  • FLEMING Ian
  • Flight of the Doves, The
  • Flook
  • Flopsy Bunnies
  • Flour Babies
  • Flower Fairies
  • Folk Tales from Asia for Children Everywhere
  • FOLLEN Eliza Lee (Cabot)
  • FORBES Esther
  • FORD, H. J. (Henry Justice)
  • FORDE Catherine (1961–)
  • FOREMAN Michael (1938–)
  • FOREST Antonia (Patricia Rubinstein)
  • FORESTER, C. S. (Cecil Scott)
  • Forever
  • FORTESCUE Sir John
  • Fortunatus
  • FOSDICK Charles Austin
  • Fossil family
  • FOUQUÉ, La Motte
  • Four Feathers, The
  • Four to Fourteen
  • Four Winds Farm
  • FOX George (1624–91)
  • FOX Mem (1946–)
  • FOX Paula (1923–2017)
  • Foxe's Book of Martyrs
  • Fox in Socks
  • FOXTON Thomas (c.1695–1740)
  • Frances
  • Franconia
  • FRANK Anne
  • Freddy
  • FREEDMAN Russell (1929–)
  • FREEMAN Don
  • FRENCH Jackie (1953–)
  • FRENCH Vivian (1945–)
  • FREUD Clement
  • Friar and the Boy, The
  • Friar Bacon
  • Friar Tuck
  • Frisby, Mrs
  • FRITZ Jean (1915–2017)
  • Frodo Baggins
  • FROEBEL Friedrich (Wilhelm August)
  • Frog
  • Frog and Toad
  • Froggy's Little Brother
  • Frog he would a-wooing go, A
  • Frog Prince, The
  • FROISSART Jean (?1337–c.1410) French chronicler of 14th-cent.
  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler
  • FROST, A. B. (Arthur Burdett) (1851–1928)
  • FULLER Roy (Broadbent) (1912–91)
  • FULLER, S. and J.
  • Fungus the Bogeyman
  • FUNKE Cornelia (1958–)
  • FURNISS Harry (1854–1925)
  • FYLEMAN Rose (Amy) (1877–1957)
  • G
  • GÁG, Wanda (Hazel) (1893–1946)
  • GAIDAR Arkady (1904–41)
  • GAINE Hugh (1726–1807)
  • Galahad, Sir
  • GALDONE Paul (1907–86)
  • GALLAND Antoine (1646–1715)
  • GALLICO Paul (William) (1897–1976)
  • games-rhymes
  • Gammage Cup, The
  • Gammer Gurton's Garland
  • Gammer Gurton's Story Books
  • Gandalf
  • GANTOS Jack (1951–)
  • gaping wide-mouthed waddling frog, A
  • GARD Joyce (Joyce Reeves) (1911–93)
  • GARDAM Jane (Mary)
  • GARDEN Nancy (1938–2014)
  • GARDNER Sally (1953–)
  • GARFIELD Leon (1921–96)
  • Garfield's Apprentices
  • garland
  • GARNER Alan (1934–)
  • GARNETT Eve (1900–91)
  • GATES Eleanor
  • GATTY Margaret (Scott) (1809–73)
  • GAVIN Jamila (1941–)
  • Gawain, Sir
  • GAY John (1685–1732)
  • Gay-Neck, the story of a pigeon
  • GEE Maurice (1931–)
  • Gem, The
  • gender
  • genie
  • GENLIS, Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin, Comtesse de (1746–1830) French author
  • Gentle Heritage, The
  • geography and travel books
  • Geography Made Easy
  • George, St
  • GEORGE Jean Craighead (1919–2012)
  • George Arthur
  • George's Marvellous Medicine
  • GERAS, Adèle (1944–)
  • GERSTEIN Mordicai (1935–)
  • GERVAY Susanne (1951–)
  • Gesta Romanorum (Acts of the Romans)
  • Getafix
  • Ghost of Thomas Kempe, The
  • ghost stories
  • Giant Jam Sandwich, The
  • giants
  • Giant's Heart, The
  • GIBBONS Alan (1953–)
  • GIBBS, (Cecilia) May (1877–1969)
  • GIBERNE Agnes (1845–1939)
  • Gigantick Histories
  • Giglio
  • Giles Gingerbread
  • Gingerbread Man, The
  • Girl Guides
  • Girl of the Limberlost, A
  • Girl Scouts
  • Girls’ Friend
  • Girl's Own Paper, The
  • girls’ stories
  • Giver, The
  • Giving Tree, The
  • Glass Mountain, The
  • Glastonbury
  • GLEESON Libby (1950–)
  • GLEITZMAN Morris (1953–)
  • Gobbolino
  • Goblin Market
  • goblins
  • God Beneath the Sea, The
  • GODDEN, (Margaret) Rumer (1907–98)
  • GODWIN William (1756–1836)
  • Goggle-eyes
  • Going Solo
  • Golden Age, The
  • Golden Compass, The
  • Golden Goose, The
  • Golden Key, The
  • Golden Snitch
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • GOLDING William
  • GOLDSMITH Oliver (?1730–74)
  • golliwog
  • Gollum
  • good manners
  • Good Master, The
  • Goodnight Moon
  • Goodnight, Mr Tom
  • GOODRICH Samuel Griswold (1793–1860)
  • Good Words for the Young
  • Goody Two-Shoes
  • Goofy
  • Goops
  • Goosebumps
  • GOREY Edward (1925–2000)
  • Gorilla
  • Gorilla Hunters, The
  • GORKY Maxim (Alexei Maximovich Peshkov) (1868–1936)
  • Gormenghast
  • GOSCINNY, René (1926–77)
  • Gotham
  • GOUDGE Elizabeth (de Beauchamp) (1900–84)
  • governess
  • Governess, The, or, little female academy
  • Governor General's Literary Awards
  • GRAHAM Bob (1942–)
  • GRAHAM Eleanor (1896–1984)
  • GRAHAM Harry (1874–1936)
  • GRAHAME Kenneth (1859–1932)
  • Grail Holy
  • GRAMATKY Hardie (1907–79)
  • grammar books
  • GRANDVILLE, J.-J. (J.I.I. Gérard)
  • Grange Hill
  • Granny's Wonderful Chair and its Tales of Fairy Times (1856)
  • graphic novels
  • GRAVES Robert (Ranke) (1895–1985)
  • GRAVETT Emily (1972–)
  • Graveyard Book, The
  • GRAY Elizabeth Janet (Elizabeth Gray Vining) (1902–99)
  • GRAY Keith (1972–)
  • GRAY Nicholas (Stuart)
  • Great A, little a, bouncing B,
  • Great Brain, The
  • Great Emergency, A
  • Great Panjandrum, The
  • Great Piratical Rumbustification, The + The Librarian and the Robbers
  • Great Uncle Bulgaria
  • GREDER Armin (1942–)
  • Greek myths and legends
  • GREEN Evelyn Everett
  • GREEN John (1977–)
  • GREEN, Roger (Gilbert) Lancelyn (1918–87)
  • GREENAWAY Kate (1846–1901)
  • Greenaway Medal
  • GREENE Bette (1934–)
  • GREENE Graham (1904–91)
  • Green Eggs and Ham
  • GREENFIELD Eloise (1929–)
  • Greengage Summer, The
  • Green Knowe
  • Green Mountain Boys
  • Green Smoke
  • GREENWOOD Ted (Edward Alister) (1930–99)
  • GREY Mini (1965–)
  • Greyfriars
  • GREY OWL (Archibald Stansfeld Belaney) (1888–1938)
  • GRIFFITH and FARRAN
  • Grimble + Grimble at Christmas
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  • Malory Towers
  • MALOT Hector
  • manga (literally ‘involuntary drawings’)
  • Mangnall's Questions
  • Man in the Moon
  • MANKOWITZ Wolf
  • manners, books of
  • MANNING Rosemary (1911–88)
  • MANNING-SANDERS, Ruth (1888–1988)
  • MANT Alicia Catherine (?1788–1869)
  • Mantlemass
  • Man Without a Country, The
  • Man Without a Face, The
  • Māori stories
  • MARCET Mrs Jane (1769–1858)
  • MARCHANT Bessie (1862–1941)
  • MARCHANT John (fl. 1750)
  • March family
  • March Hare
  • Margaret Mahy Medal
  • Marianne Dreams
  • Marigold Garden
  • MARK, Jan (Janet) (Marjorie) (1943–2006)
  • MARKHAM, Mrs
  • MARKOOSIE (1942–)
  • Marlow family
  • Marmaduke Multiply's Merry Method of Making Minor Mathematicians
  • MARRYAT Captain Frederick (1792–1848)
  • MARSDEN John (1950–)
  • MARSHAK Samuel Yakovlevich (1887–1964)
  • MARSHALL Alan (1902–84)
  • MARSHALL Emma (1830–99)
  • MARSHALL, H. E. (Henrietta Elizabeth)
  • MARSHALL James (Edward) (1942–92)
  • MARSHALL John (fl. 1783–1828)
  • Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation
  • MARTIN Ann M. (Matthews) (1955–)
  • MARTIN Jr., Bill
  • MARTIN, J. P.
  • MARTIN Patricia Miles (1899–1986)
  • MARTIN William (1801–67)
  • MARTINEAU Harriet (1802–76)
  • Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
  • Marvel
  • Mary had a little lamb
  • Mary Plain
  • Mary Poppins
  • MASEFIELD John (1878–1967)
  • MASON, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley)
  • Masquerade
  • Masterman Ready; or, the Wreck of the Pacific
  • Master Skylark: A story of Shakespeare's time (1896)
  • Master Smith, The
  • MATHER Cotton (1663–1728)
  • MATHIS Sharon Bell (1937–)
  • Matilda
  • Matthew Mugg
  • Mauleverer Lord
  • MAUROIS, André
  • Maus: A Survivor's Tale (1986)
  • MAVOR William
  • Max und Moritz
  • MAY Karl (1842–1912)
  • MAY Sophie
  • MAYER Mercer (1943–)
  • May family
  • MAYHEW James (1964–)
  • MAYNE William (1928–2010)
  • M.C. Higgins, the Great
  • MEADE, L. T. (Elizabeth (‘Lillie’) Thomasina Meade)
  • MEADER Stephen W. (Warren) (1892–1977)
  • MEAKER Marijane (M. E. Kerr) (1927–)
  • MEANS Florence Crannell (1891–1980)
  • Meddlesome Matty
  • MEE Arthur (Henry)
  • MEEK Margaret (Meek Spencer, Margaret)
  • Meg and Mog
  • MEGGENDORFER Lothar (1847–1925)
  • MEIGS Cornelia (Lynde) (1884–1973)
  • Melendy children
  • MELTZER Milton (1915–2009)
  • Mélusine
  • Memoirs of a London Doll
  • MEREDITH Louisa Anne (1812–95)
  • Merlin
  • mermaids
  • MERRIAM Eve (1916–92)
  • Merrifield family
  • Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The
  • Merry's Museum
  • MEYER Stephenie
  • MEYNELL Laurence (1899–1989)
  • Michael L. Printz Award
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Midnight Folk, The
  • Midshipman Easy, Mr
  • Midway
  • Miffy
  • Mighty Mouse
  • Mike
  • Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
  • Mildred Hubble
  • MILES Miska
  • Milk for Babes
  • MILLAR, H. R. (1869–1940)
  • MILLARD Glenda (1952–)
  • MILLIGAN Spike (1918–2002)
  • Millions
  • Millions of Cats
  • Milly-Molly-Mandy
  • MILNE, A. A. (Alan Alexander) (1882–1956)
  • MINARIK Else Holmelund (1920–2012)
  • miniature books
  • Ministering Children: a tale dedicated to childhood (1854)
  • Minnipins
  • Minnow on the Say
  • Miss Bianca
  • Miss Pickerell
  • Mister Magnolia
  • Mistress Masham's Repose
  • Misunderstood
  • MITCHELL Elyne
  • MITCHISON Naomi (Margaret)
  • MLYNOWSKI Sarah (1977–)
  • Modern Traveller, The
  • MOEYAERT Bart (1964–)
  • Moffats, The
  • Mog, the Forgetful Cat
  • MOGRIDGE George (1787–1854)
  • Mole
  • Mole Adrian
  • Molesworth
  • MOLESWORTH Mary Louisa (Stewart)
  • Molly Whuppie
  • Mom, the Wolf Man, and Me
  • MONCRIEFF, Ascott R. Hope-
  • MONJO, F. N. (Ferdinand Nicolas, III)
  • Monster
  • Monster Calls, A
  • MONTEIRO LOBATO, José Bento Renato (1882–1948)
  • MONTESSORI Maria (1870–1952)
  • MONTGOMERY Florence
  • MONTGOMERY, L. M. (Lucy Maud) (1874–1942)
  • MONTGOMERY Rutherford (George) (1894–1985)
  • Montmorency
  • Moomin family
  • Moonfleet
  • Moon of Gomrath, The
  • MOORE Anne Carroll (1871–1961)
  • MOORE Clement Clarke (1779–1863)
  • MOORE Dorothea (1880–1933)
  • MOORHEAD Diana (1940–)
  • Moorland Mousie
  • Moppet and Mittens
  • Mopsa the Fairy
  • Moral Alphabet, A
  • moral tales
  • MORDVINOFF Nicolas (1911–73)
  • MORE Hannah (1745–1833)
  • More Beasts for Worse Children
  • More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, Etc.
  • MOREY Walt (Walter Nelson) (1907–92)
  • Morgan le Fay
  • MORPURGO Michael (1943–)
  • MORRIS Jackie (1961–)
  • MORRIS William (1834–96)
  • Mortal Engines
  • Morte Darthur
  • MORTIMER, Mrs F. L. (Favell Lee)
  • MOSS Elaine (1924–)
  • Mother Bunch
  • Mother Goose
  • Mother Goose Rhymes
  • Mother Goose's Melodies, the only Pure Edition
  • Mother Goose's Melody: or, Sonnets for the Cradle
  • Mother Goose's Quarto, or Melodies Complete
  • Mother Goose's Tales
  • Mother Hubbard
  • Mother's Offering to her Children, A,
  • Mouldiwarp, The
  • Mouse and his Child, The
  • Mousehole Cat, The
  • movable picture books
  • MOWAT Farley (McGill)
  • Mowgli
  • MOZLEY Harriet (Elizabeth)
  • Mr Aladdin
  • Mr Benn
  • Mr Fox
  • Mr Growser
  • Mr Gum
  • Mr Gumpy's Outing
  • Mr McGee (1988)
  • Mr Majeika
  • Mr Men
  • Mr Midshipman Easy
  • Mr Popper's Penguins
  • Mr Quelch
  • Mrs Coulter
  • Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby
  • Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
  • Mrs Leicester's School,
  • Mrs Overtheway's Remembrances
  • Mrs Pepperpot
  • Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
  • Mr Tumnus
  • MUCHAMORE Robert (1972–)
  • Muddle-Headed Wombat, The
  • Muffet Little Miss
  • Muffin the Mule
  • muggles
  • MÜHLENWEG, Fritz (1898–1961)
  • MUIR Frank (1920–98)
  • MUIR Marcie (1919–2007)
  • MUIR Percy (1894–1981)
  • MUKERJI, D. G.
  • Mulch Diggums
  • MULLINS Patricia (1952–)
  • MULOCK, D. M.
  • MULREADY William (1786–1863)
  • multicultural children's literature
  • Mumfie
  • mummers’ play
  • MUNARI Bruno (1907–1998)
  • Munchausen Baron
  • MUNROE Kirk (1850–1930)
  • MUNSCH Robert (1945–)
  • Muppets
  • MURAIL, Marie-Aude (1954–)
  • MURPHY Jill (1949–)
  • MURPHY Jim (1947–)
  • MYERS Walter Dean (1937–2014)
  • My Friend Flicka
  • My Friend Mr Leakey
  • My Mother
  • My Naughty Little Sister
  • My Side of the Mountain
  • Mysteries of Harris Burdick, The
  • myths
  • N
  • NAIDOO Beverley (1943–)
  • Nana
  • Nancy Cock's Pretty Song Book for all Little Misses and Masters
  • Nancy Drew
  • NAPOLI Donna Jo (1948–)
  • Nargun and the Stars, The
  • Narnia
  • NASH Ogden (1902–71)
  • National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
  • National Book Award
  • National Velvet
  • Native American stories
  • Natty Bumppo
  • natural history
  • Naughtiest Girl in the School, The
  • NAUGHTON Bill (1910–92)
  • Naughty Amelia Jane!
  • NEEDHAM Violet (1876–1967)
  • NEEDLE Jan (1943–)
  • Nelly's Silver Mine
  • NELSON Kadir (1974–)
  • Nelson Lee
  • Nemo Captain
  • NESBIT, E. (Edith) (1858–1924)
  • NESS Evaline (1911–86)
  • NESS Patrick (1971–)
  • Never-Ending Story, The
  • Never Never Land
  • NEVILLE Emily (Cheney) (1919–97)
  • NEWBERY Elizabeth and Francis
  • NEWBERY John (1713–67)
  • NEWBERY Linda (1952–)
  • NEWBERY Thomas
  • Newbery Medal
  • NEWELL Peter Sheaf (1862–1924)
  • New England Primer, The
  • New Mother, The
  • New Nursery Rhymes for Old
  • New Zealand Post
  • NICHOLS Beverley (1898–1983)
  • NICHOLS Grace (1950–)
  • NICHOLS Ruth (1948–)
  • NICHOLSON Georgia
  • NICHOLSON William (1948–)
  • NICHOLSON Sir William (Newzam Prior) (1872–1949)
  • Nick Carter
  • NICOLAS
  • NIERITZ Gustav (1795–1876)
  • Night Before Christmas, The
  • Nightingale, The
  • NILAND Deborah and Kilmeny
  • Nils, The Wonderful Adventures of
  • NIMMO Jenny (1944–)
  • Nipper
  • Nipper
  • Nippers
  • NISTER Ernest (fl. 1891–1900)
  • NIX Garth (1963–)
  • Nkwala
  • Noddy
  • Noggin the Nog
  • non-fiction for children
  • nonsense
  • Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets
  • NORDSTROM Ursula (1910–1988)
  • Norman and Henry Bones, the Boy Detectives
  • Norse myths
  • NORTHCLIFFE Lord
  • Northern Lights
  • NORTON Andre (Alice Mary Norton)
  • NORTON Mary (1903–92)
  • NÖSTLINGER, Christine (1936–2018)
  • Not Now, Bernard
  • Noughts and Crosses
  • novelty book
  • Now We Are Six
  • Nurse Matilda
  • Nursery ‘Alice’, The
  • nursery rhymes (Mother Goose rhymes)
  • Nursery Rhymes of England, The
  • Nurse Truelove's New-Year's Gift:
  • Nutcracker, The
  • NYE Robert (1939–2016)
  • O
  • OAKLEY Graham
  • Obelix
  • ODAGA Asenath (?1938–2014) Kenyan author
  • Odd and Elsewhere
  • O'DELL, Scott (1898–1989)
  • ogre
  • O'HARA, Mary
  • O'KEEFE, Adelaide
  • OKORO Anezi (1929–)
  • Old King Cole
  • Old Mother Hubbard
  • Old Mother West Wind
  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
  • Old Woman and Her Pig, The
  • Oliver Optic
  • Olivia
  • OLSEN Ib Spang (1921–2012)
  • OMAN Carola (Mary Anima) (1897–1978)
  • ONADIPE, (Nathaniel) Kola (Kolawole) (1922–88)
  • Once, Then, Now, After
  • Once and Future King, The
  • Once upon a time…
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The
  • One Thousand and One Nights
  • O'NEILL, Rose
  • One, two, buckle my shoe
  • Oojah Annual
  • OPIE Peter (Mason) (1918–82) and Iona (Margaret Balfour) (1923–)
  • OPPEL Kenneth (1967–)
  • OPTIC Oliver (William Taylor Adams) (1822–97)
  • Orange Pear Apple Bear
  • Oranges and Lemons
  • Orbis Sensualium Pictus
  • ORCZY Baroness (Emma Magdalena Rosalia Marie Josepha Barbara Orczy)
  • Original Poems, for Infant Minds,
  • Original Stories from Real Life;
  • Orlando the Marmalade Cat
  • ORLEV Uri (1931–)
  • ORMEROD Jan (1946–2013)
  • Ornaments Discovered, The
  • ORR Wendy (1953–)
  • OSBORN Yotty (fl. 1878–82)
  • OSBORNE Mary Pope
  • Osborne Collection
  • Ostrich Boys
  • Oswald Bastable
  • Other Awards
  • OTIS James (James Otis Kaler) (1848–1912)
  • Otterbury Incident, The
  • OTTLEY Reginald (Leslie)
  • OUIDA (Marie Louise de la Ramée)
  • Our Darlings
  • Our Exploits at West Poley
  • Our Island Story
  • Our Young Folks
  • OUTHWAITE Ida Rentoul (fl. 1900–35)
  • Outlaws
  • Outside Over There
  • Outsiders, The
  • Owl
  • Owl and the Pussy-Cat, The
  • Owl Babies
  • Owl Service, The
  • Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark, The
  • OXENBURY Helen (1938–)
  • OXENHAM Elsie (Elsie Jeanette Dunkerley) (1880–1960)
  • Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes, The
  • Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia, The
  • OXLEY James Macdonald (1855–1907)
  • Oz
  • P
  • Paddington Bear
  • PAGE Thomas Nelson (1853–1922)
  • PAINE Albert Bigelow (1861–1937)
  • PALMER, C. (Cyril) Everard (1930–2013)
  • Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded
  • Panchatantra
  • Pandora Braithwaite
  • ‘PANSY’ (Isabella Macdonald Alden) (1841–1930)
  • Pantheon, The,
  • Panther
  • pantomime
  • Pantouflia
  • PAOLINI Christopher (1983–)
  • Paper Bag Princess, The
  • Parables from Nature
  • PARDOE, M.
  • Parent's Assistant, The
  • PARISH Peggy (Margaret Cecile) (1927–88)
  • PARK Linda Sue (1960–)
  • PARK Ruth (1917–2010)
  • PARKER Kate Langloh
  • PARKER Richard (1915–90)
  • PARKINSON, Siobhán (1954–)
  • PARLEY Peter
  • Parley's Magazine
  • Parœmiologia Anglo-Latina
  • PARRISH Maxfield (1870–1966)
  • PARRY, Sir Edward Abbott (1863–1943)
  • PASCAL Francine
  • PATCHETT Mary Elwyn (Osborne) (1897–1989)
  • PATERSON Katherine (Womeldorf)
  • Paths of Learning Strewed with Flowers, The,
  • PATMORE Coventry
  • PATON WALSH, Jill (Gillian) (1937–)
  • PATTEN Brian (1946–)
  • Paul et Virginie
  • PAUL Korky (Hamish Vigne Christie Paul) (1951–)
  • PAULSEN Gary (1939–)
  • PAUSEWANG Gudrun (1928–)
  • PAVER Michelle (1960–)
  • Peace at Last
  • PEACH, L. (Lawrence) du Garde (1890–1974)
  • PEACOCK Thomas Love
  • Peacock ‘At Home’, The
  • Peacock Pie
  • PEAKE Mervyn (Laurence) (1911–68)
  • Peanuts
  • PEARCE, A. (Ann) Philippa (1920–2006)
  • PEARSON Kit (1947–)
  • Peau d'asne (Donkey Skin)
  • PECK George Wilbur (1840–1916)
  • PECK Richard (1934–2018)
  • PEDLEY Ethel C.
  • Peep Behind the Scenes, A
  • Peepo!
  • Peep of Day
  • PEET Bill (William) (Bartlett) (1915–2002)
  • PEET Mal (1947–2015)
  • Peeta Mellark
  • Penderwicks, The:
  • Penguin
  • PENNAC Daniel (1944–)
  • Pennington
  • penny dreadful
  • Penrod
  • PENROSE Elizabeth
  • Pentamerone
  • Peppermint Pig, The
  • Percy Jackson
  • Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry
  • Père Castor
  • periodicals
  • PERKINS Lucy Fitch (1865–1937)
  • PERRAULT Charles (1628–1703)
  • Persepolis
  • Peter and Wendy
  • Peterkin Gay
  • Peterkin Papers, The
  • Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
  • Peter Pan and Wendy
  • Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
  • Peter Parley
  • Peter Parley's Annual
  • Peter Parley's Magazine
  • Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation
  • Peter Rabbit
  • PETERSHAM Maud (1890–1971) and Miska (1888–1960)
  • Peter Simple
  • Peter the Whaler
  • Petit Nicolas, Le
  • Petit Prince, Le
  • PETRY Ann (Lane) (1908–97)
  • Petsetilla's Posy
  • Pevensie family
  • PEYTON, K. M. (Kathleen Wendy Peyton) (1929–)
  • PFISTER Marcus (1960–)
  • Phantasmagoria
  • Phantastes
  • Phantom Tollbooth, The
  • PHELPS Elizabeth Stuart
  • PHILBRICK Rodman (1951–)
  • Philip Quarll
  • PHILLIPS Richard
  • PHILLPOTTS Eden
  • PHIPSON Joan (Margaret) (1912–2003)
  • Phoenix and the Carpet, The
  • Phronsie
  • Piacevoli Notti, Le
  • PIAGET Jean (1896–1980)
  • PICARD Barbara Leonie (1917–2011)
  • picture books
  • Pied Piper of Hamelin, The
  • Piemakers, The
  • PIEŃKOWSKI, Jan (1936–)
  • PIERCE Tamora (1953–)
  • Piglet
  • Pigman, The
  • Pilgrim's Progress, The,
  • Pilgrim Street: a story of Manchester life (1867)
  • PILKEY Dav
  • PILKINGTON Mary (1766–1839)
  • Pilpay, Fables of
  • PINCHARD Mrs Elizabeth (fl. 1790), A writer
  • Pinkie and the Fairies
  • PINKNEY Jerry (1939–)
  • PINKWATER Daniel (1941–)
  • Pinnock's Catechisms
  • Pinocchio
  • Pip, Squeak, and Wilfred
  • PIPER Watty
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • pirates
  • PITZ Henry C. (Clarence)
  • PLANCHÉ, James Robinson (1796–1880)
  • Playbook for Children, A,
  • Playfellow, The
  • Playing Beatie Bow
  • plays
  • Pleasant Work for Busy Fingers
  • PLOWMAN Stephanie (1922–)
  • Pluck
  • PLUMLY THOMPSON, Ruth
  • Plutarch's Lives
  • Pluto
  • Pobble Who Has No Toes, The
  • poetry for children
  • Poetry for Children
  • Poetry for Children
  • POGÁNY, Willy (Vilmos) (1882–1956)
  • POLACCO Patricia (1944–)
  • Polar Express, The
  • Polar Scenes
  • POLITI Leo (1908–96)
  • Pollock's Toy Museum
  • Polly
  • Polly and Oliver
  • Pollyanna
  • Pompey the Little
  • Pony for Jean, A
  • pony stories
  • Pooh
  • Poor Cecco
  • Poor Little Rich Girl, The
  • Popeye the sailor-man
  • Popular Fairy Tales;
  • Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales
  • Popular Stories
  • Popular Tales from the Norse
  • pop-up books
  • PORTER Eleanor H.
  • PORTER Gene Stratton (1863–1924)
  • PORTER Sheena (1935–)
  • Possum Magic
  • Postcards from No Man's Land
  • POSTGATE Oliver (1925–2008)
  • Postman Pat
  • POTTER, (Helen) Beatrix (Mrs Heelis)
  • POTTER, F. (Frederick) Scarlet (b.1834) British author
  • Potter Harry
  • POWER Rhoda (1890–1957)
  • Practical Education
  • PRATCHETT Terry (1948–2015)
  • PRELUTSKY Jack (1940–)
  • PRENTISS Elizabeth (1818–78)
  • Pretty Book of Pictures For Little Masters and Misses, A,
  • PREUSSLER Otfried (1923–2013)
  • PRICE Evadne
  • PRICE Susan (1955–)
  • PRICE Willard
  • PRIESTLEY Chris (1958–)
  • primer
  • Primrose Prettyface, The Renowned History of
  • Prince and the Pauper, The
  • Prince Caspian
  • Prince Dolor
  • Prince Dorus,
  • Prince Prigio
  • Princess and Curdie, The
  • Princess and the Goblin, The
  • Princess Bride, The
  • Princess Diaries, The
  • Princess on the Pea, The
  • Printz Award
  • Prisoner of Zenda, The
  • Private Peaceful
  • Professor Branestawm
  • Professor Calculus
  • Protestant Tutor, The
  • PROVENSEN Alice (1917–2018) and Martin (1916–87)
  • PROVOOST Anne (1964–)
  • PRØYSEN, Alf (1914–70)
  • Prydain cycle
  • Psammead, The
  • Puck of Pook's Hill
  • PUDNEY John (Sleigh) (1909–77)
  • Pueriles Confabulatiunculae: or Children's Dialogues
  • Puffin books
  • Pugwash
  • PULLEIN-THOMPSON, Christine (1925–2005), Diana (1925–2015) and Josephine (1924–2014)
  • PULLMAN, (Sir) Philip (1946–)
  • Punch and Judy
  • Punchbowl Farm
  • Punctuation Personified, or Pointing Made Easy, by Mr Stops
  • puppets
  • Puritans
  • Purple Jar, The
  • PUSHKIN Alexander Sergeyevich (1799–1837)
  • Pushmi-pullyu
  • Puss in Boots
  • PYLE Howard (1853–1911)
  • PYM, T. (Clara Creed)
  • Q
  • Quangle-Wangle's Hat, The
  • QUAY Emma (1968–)
  • Queen of Hearts, The
  • Quelch, Mr
  • Quidditch
  • QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur (Thomas) (1863–1944)
  • R
  • Rabbit
  • Rabbit Hill
  • RACKHAM Arthur (1867–1939)
  • RAE Gwynedd (1892–1977)
  • Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
  • Ragged Dick
  • Raggedy Ann
  • RAIKES Robert (1735–1811)
  • Railway Children, The
  • Railway Series
  • Rainbow
  • Rainbow Fish
  • Ralph Rover
  • Ramona
  • Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood
  • RANDS William Brighty (1823–82)
  • RANSOME Arthur (Michell) (1884–1967)
  • Rapunzel
  • RASCHKA Chris (1959– )
  • RASKIN Ellen (1928–84)
  • Rat
  • Rattle-Bag, The
  • RAWLINGS Marjorie Kinnan
  • RAY Jane (1960– )
  • RAY Mary (Eva Pedder)
  • RAYNER Catherine (1982–)
  • reading books
  • Reading Made Easy
  • Reading Without Tears
  • Real Personages of Mother Goose, The
  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
  • Rectory Umbrella, The
  • Red Fox
  • Red House Children's Book Awards
  • Red Indians
  • Red Planet
  • Red Queen
  • Red Riding-Hood
  • Red Shift
  • Redwall
  • REED Talbot Baines (1852–93)
  • Reepicheep
  • REES Celia (1949– )
  • REES David (Bartlett) (1936–93)
  • REES, (George) Leslie (Clarke) (1905–2000)
  • REEVE Philip (1966– )
  • REEVES James (1909–78)
  • REID, Captain (Thomas) Mayne (1818–83)
  • REID BANKS, Lynne (1929–)
  • REINIGER Lotte (1899–1981)
  • religious instruction
  • Religious Tract Society
  • Reluctant Dragon, The
  • RENNISON Louise (1951–2016)
  • reviewing
  • Revolting Rhymes
  • Revolver
  • reward books
  • Rewards and Fairies
  • REY, H. A. (Hans Augusto) (1898–1977)
  • Reynard The Fox
  • REYNOLDS Peter H. (Hamilton) (1961– )
  • REYNOLDS NAYLOR, Phyllis (1933–)
  • Rhyme? and Reason?
  • Rhymes for The Nursery,
  • RICE Alice Hegan
  • RICHARDS Frank
  • RICHARDS (Howe), Laura E. (Elizabeth) (1850–1943)
  • RICHARDSON Samuel (1689–1761)
  • RICHLER Mordecai (1931–2001)
  • RICHTER Hans Peter (1925–93)
  • RICHTER Jutta (1955– ) German writer.
  • RIDDELL Chris (1962– )
  • Riddle of the Sands, The
  • riddles
  • RIDGE Antonia (1895–1981)
  • RIDLEY Philip (1964– )
  • Rifle Rangers, The,
  • Rifles for Watie
  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
  • RILEY James Whitcomb (1849–1916)
  • RINALDI Ann (1934– ) American author
  • Ring a ring o’ roses
  • RINGGOLD Faith (1930–)
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  • RIORDAN Rick (1964– ) American author
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  • Riverside Magazine for Young People
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  • Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
  • ROBERTS, Sir Charles G. D. (George Douglas) (1860–1943)
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  • Robin Hood
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  • Robinson Crusoe
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  • romances
  • RONKSLEY William (fl. c. 1680–1700)
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  • Rosie's Walk
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  • Round and Round the Garden
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  • Round the World in Eighty Days
  • ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques (1712–78)
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  • Ruby in the Smoke
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  • Rupert Bear
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  • RUSKIN John (1819–1900)
  • Russian fairy and folk tales
  • RUTGERS, An Anna Rutgers van Der Loeff-Basenau (Anna Rutgers van Der Loeff-Basenau)
  • Ruthless Rhymes for Heartless Homes
  • RYAN John
  • RYLANT Cynthia (1954– )
  • S
  • S., Svend Otto (Svend Otto Sørensen) (1916–96)
  • SABUDA Robert (1965– ) Paper engineer
  • SACHAR Louis (1954– ) American writer
  • SACHS Marilyn (1927–2016)
  • Saffy's Angel
  • St Clare's
  • SAINT-EXUPÉRY, Antoine de
  • St Jim's
  • ST JOHN, Judith (1914–2007)
  • St Nicholas
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  • Sajo and her Beaver People
  • SALGARI Emilio (1862–1911)
  • SALINGER, J. D.
  • SALKEY, (Felix) Andrew (Alexander) (1928–95)
  • SALMON Edward
  • SALTEN Felix (Siegmund Salzmann) (1869–1947)
  • SALZMANN, C. G. (Christian Gotthilf) (1744–1811)
  • Sam Pig
  • Samuel Whiskers
  • SÁNCHEZ-SILVA, José María (1911–2002)
  • SANDBERG Inger (1930– ) and Lasse (1924–2008)
  • SANDBURG Carl
  • Sandford and Merton
  • SANDHAM Elizabeth (fl. 1810)
  • Sans Famille
  • SANSOM Clive (Henry) (1910–81)
  • Santa Claus
  • Sapper
  • Sara Crewe,
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall
  • SARG Tony (1882–1942)
  • SASEK, M. (Miroslav) (1916–80)
  • Saturdays, The
  • SAUNDERS Marshall (Margaret Marshall Saunders) (1861–1947)
  • SAVILLE, (Leonard) Malcolm (1901–82)
  • SAWYER Ruth (1880–1970)
  • SAXBY, (Henry) Maurice (1924–2014)
  • SAY Allen (1937– )
  • Scalp Hunters, The
  • Scarecrows, The
  • Scarlet Pimpernel, The
  • SCARRY Richard (McClure) (1919–94)
  • SCBWI (The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators)
  • SCHART HYMAN, Trina (1939–2004)
  • SCHEFFLER Axel (1957– )
  • SCHMID Christoph Von (1768–1854)
  • SCHMIDT, Annie M. G. (1911–1995)
  • schoolbooks
  • School Friend
  • school stories
  • SCHULZ Charles M. (1922–2000)
  • SCHWARZ Viviane (1977–)
  • science
  • science fiction (sci-fi)
  • Scientific Dialogues,
  • SCIESZKA Jon (1954– )
  • SCOTT Michael (1789–1835)
  • SCOTT Sir Walter (1771–1832)
  • Scottish folk material
  • Scout, The
  • Scouting for Boys
  • SCUDDER Horace E. (Elisha) (1837–1902)
  • Sea Egg, The
  • SEARLE Ronald (1920–2011)
  • sea stories
  • Second Jungle Book, The
  • Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, aged 13¾, The
  • Secret Garden, The
  • Secret Seven, The
  • SEDGWICK Marcus (1968– )
  • SÉGUR, Sophie Rostopchine,
  • SELDEN George (George Selden Thompson)
  • Selfish Giant, The
  • SELLAR, W. C. (Walter Carruthers) and YEATMAN, R. J. (Robert Julian)
  • SELZNICK Brian (1966– )
  • SEMPÉ (Jean-Jacques Sempé)
  • SENDAK Maurice (Bernard) (1928–2012)
  • Separate Peace, A
  • Sephy Hadley
  • SEREDY Kate (1899–1975)
  • Series of Unfortunate Events, A
  • SERRAILLIER Ian (Lucien) (1912–94)
  • Sesame Street
  • SETON Ernest Thompson (1860–1946)
  • Settlers in Canada, The
  • SEUSS, Dr (Theodor Seuss Geisel) (1904–91)
  • Seven Champions of Christendom, The
  • Seven Little Australians
  • Seven Stories
  • Seventeenth Summer
  • SEVERN David (David Storr Unwin) (1918–2010)
  • SEWELL Anna (1820–78)
  • SEWELL Elizabeth Missing (1815–1906)
  • Sexton Blake
  • sexuality
  • Shadow of a Bull
  • Shakespeare
  • SHAN Darren (Darren O'Shaughnessy) (1972– )
  • SHARKEY Niamh (Niamh Ní Shearcaigh) (1972–)
  • SHARP Edith
  • SHARP Margery (1905–91)
  • SHARRATT Nick (1962– )
  • SHAW Flora
  • Sheep-Pig, The
  • SHELDON Ann
  • SHELDON Dyan New York-born, London-based author.
  • SHELLEY Noreen (1920–85)
  • SHEPARD, E. H. (Ernest Howard)
  • Shepherd of Salisbury Plain, The
  • Shere Khan
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • SHERWOOD (Butt), Mary Martha (1775–1851)
  • Ship That Flew, The
  • Shock-Headed Peter
  • SHOTWELL Louisa R. (Rossiter)
  • Shrek!
  • SHULEVITZ Uri (1935– )
  • SHUSTERMAN Neal (1962– )
  • SIDNEY Margaret
  • SIERRA i FABRA, Jordi (1947– )
  • Signal
  • Silmarillion, The
  • Silver Brumby, The
  • Silver Chair, The
  • Silver Skates, The
  • Silver Sword, The
  • SILVERSTEIN Shel (Sheldon)
  • SIMON Francesca (1955– )
  • Simon and the Witch
  • Simple Simon
  • SINCLAIR Catherine (1800–64)
  • Sindbad the Sailor
  • SINGER Isaac Bashevis (1904–1991)
  • SINGER Nicky (1956– )
  • SINGLETON Sarah (1966– )
  • Sing-Song
  • Sintram
  • Sir Charles Grandison
  • Sir Hornbook;
  • Sir Toady Lion
  • SÍS, Peter (1949– )
  • Sixteen-String Jack
  • Skellig
  • Skulduggery Pleasant
  • Slave Dancer, The
  • Sleeping Beauty, The
  • SLEIGH Barbara (1906–82)
  • SLOBODKIN Louis (1903–75)
  • SMART Christopher (1722–71)
  • Smaug
  • Smee
  • Smith
  • SMITH Andrew (1959–)
  • SMITH Charlotte, (Turner)
  • SMITH Dodie (1896–1990)
  • SMITH, Mrs E. T.
  • SMITH Jessie Wilcox (1863–1935)
  • SMITH Lane (1959– )
  • SMITH Lillian H. (1887–1983)
  • SMITH Sarah
  • Smoky, the Cowhorse
  • Snape, Professor Severus
  • Sneetches and Other Stories, The
  • SNICKET Lemony (Daniel Handler) (1970– )
  • Snoopy
  • Snork Maiden
  • Snow Goose, The
  • Snowman, The
  • Snow Queen, The
  • Snow-white and Rose-red
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Snowy
  • Snowy Day, The
  • Snuffy
  • Snugglepot and Cuddlepie
  • SNYDER Zilpha Keatley (1927–2014)
  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK)
  • SOMMERFELT, Aimée (1892–1975)
  • Songs for the Nursery,
  • Songs of Childhood
  • Songs of Innocence
  • Sooty
  • Sophie
  • Sorcerer's Apprentice, The
  • SØRENSEN, Svend Otto
  • SORENSEN Virginia (1912–91)
  • SOTO Gary (1952– )
  • Sounder
  • SOUTHALL Ivan (Francis) (1921–2008)
  • SOUTHEY Robert (1774–1843)
  • space stories
  • SPCK
  • Speaker, The
  • SPEARE Elizabeth George (1908–94)
  • SPECKTER Otto (1807–71)
  • spelling books
  • SPENCE Eleanor (1928–2008)
  • SPENSER Edmund
  • SPERRY Armstrong (1897–1976)
  • Spiderwick Chronicles, The
  • SPIEGELMAN, Art
  • SPIER Peter (1927–2017)
  • SPINELLI Jerry (1941– ) American author
  • Spiritual Milk for Boston Babes
  • Sponge and Spiker
  • sports, books of
  • sports fiction
  • Spot
  • SPRING Howard (1889–1965)
  • Spring-heeled Jack
  • SPYRI (Heusser), Johanna (1827–1901)
  • Squash and a Squeeze, A
  • Squirrel Nutkin
  • STABLES, (William) Gordon (1840–1910)
  • Stalky & Co.
  • STANIFORTH, Dr John William (1863–1927)
  • Stanley Yelnats
  • Stans Puer ad Mensam
  • STANTON Andy (1973– )
  • Starkey
  • STEAD Rebecca (1968– )
  • Steadfast Tin Soldier, The
  • STEELE William O. (Owen) (1917–79)
  • STEIG William (1907–2003)
  • STEIN Gertrude (1874–1946)
  • STEPHENS Charles Asbury (1844–1931),
  • STEPTOE John (1950–89)
  • Sterkarm Handshake, The
  • STEVENSON James (1929– )
  • STEVENSON Robert Louis (1850–94)
  • STEWART Alan Breck
  • STEWART Joel (1977– )
  • STEWART, (Lady) Mary (Florence Elinor) (1916–2014)
  • STEWART Paul (1955– )
  • STIEFVATER Maggie (1981– )
  • Stig of the Dump
  • STINE, R. L. (Robert Lawrence)
  • Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales, The
  • STOBBS William (1914–2000)
  • STOCKTON Frank R. (Richard) (1834–1902)
  • STODDARD William O. (Osborn) (1835–1925)
  • STOLZ Mary (Slattery) (1920–2006)
  • Stone Book Quartet, The
  • STONES Rosemary (1947– )
  • STONG Phil
  • STORR Catherine (1913–2001)
  • Story of a Bad Boy, The
  • Story of a Red-Deer, The
  • Story of a Short Life, The
  • Story of Ferdinand, The
  • Story of the Amulet, The
  • Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business, The
  • Story of the Treasure Seekers, The,
  • storytelling
  • STOWE Harriet Beecher (1811–96)
  • Strand Magazine, The
  • STRANG Herbert
  • STRANGER Joyce (Joyce Muriel Wilson) (1921–2007)
  • STRAPAROLA Gianfrancesco
  • Stratemeyer Syndicate
  • STREATFEILD Noel (1895–1986)
  • street Arab stories
  • street cries
  • STRETTON Hesba (Sarah Smith)
  • STRICKLAND Agnes (1796–1874)
  • STRONG Jeremy (1949– )
  • STROUD Jonathan (1970– )
  • Struwwelpeter
  • Stuart Little
  • STUCLEY Elizabeth
  • STUDDY, G. E.
  • Stumps
  • Subtle Knife, The
  • SUDDABY Donald (1900–64)
  • Sue Barton
  • SUMMERLY Felix
  • Summer of My German Soldier
  • Sunday schools
  • Sunny Stories
  • superhero
  • Superman
  • Surya trilogy
  • Susannah of the Mounties: a Canadian story of the nineties (1936)
  • SUTCLIFF Rosemary (1920–92)
  • SUTTON Eve (Evelyn Mary) (1906–92)
  • Swallows and Amazons
  • Swarm in May, A
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Sweet Valley High
  • SWIFT Jonathan
  • Swift Pure Cry, A
  • SWINDELLS Robert (1939– )
  • Swineherd, The
  • Swish of the Curtain, The
  • Swiss Family Robinson, The
  • Sword in the Stone, The
  • Sylvie and Bruno
  • SYMONS, (Dorothy) Geraldine (1909–97),
  • T
  • TABART Benjamin (fl. 1801–18)
  • Tabitha Twitchett
  • TALBOT Ethel (1880–1944)
  • Tale of Despereaux, The
  • Tale of Peter Rabbit, The
  • Tales from Shakespear. Designed for the use of young persons (1807).
  • Tales of passed times by Mother Goose
  • Tales of Peter Parley about America, The
  • Tales of the Castle
  • Tales Uniting Instruction with Amusement:
  • tall tale
  • TAN Shaun (1974–)
  • Tanglewood Tales for girls and boys;
  • Tapestry Room, The
  • Tar-baby
  • Tarka the Otter
  • TARKINGTON Booth
  • Tarzan
  • TATE Joan (1922–2000)
  • TAYLOR Ann (1782–1866) and Jane (1783–1824)
  • TAYLOR Isaac (1759–1829)
  • TAYLOR Jefferys (1792–1853)
  • TAYLOR Mildred D. (1943–)
  • TAYLOR Theodore (1921–2006)
  • teddy bears
  • Teddy Robinson
  • Teddy Tail
  • teenage fiction
  • Teens
  • Teeny-tiny
  • Tell William
  • temperance stories
  • TEMPLE Shirley (1928–2014)
  • TENNIEL Sir John (1820–1914)
  • 1066 and All That
  • TERHUNE Albert Payson (1872–1942)
  • TERLOUW Jan (1931–)
  • textbooks
  • TEZUKA Osamu
  • THACKERAY, W. M.
  • theatre for children
  • Theatre of Education
  • There are fairies at the bottom of our garden
  • There was a little girl
  • There was a little man
  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
  • Thief Lord, The
  • THIELE Colin Milton (1920–2006)
  • 13 Clocks, The
  • THOMAS Isaiah (1750–1831)
  • Thomas, the Tank Engine
  • THOMPSON Colin (1942– )
  • THOMPSON Daniel Pierce (1795–1868)
  • THOMPSON Kate (1956–)
  • THOMPSON Kay
  • Thompson and Thomson
  • THOMS William John (1803–85)
  • THOMSON, D. C., & Co.
  • Thomson and Thompson
  • THORN Ismay (Edith Caroline Pollock)
  • Thorntons of Punchbowl Farm
  • Thousand and One Nights
  • Three Bears, The
  • Three Billy-Goats Gruff
  • Three blind mice
  • Three Heads in the Well, The
  • Three Little Kittens, The
  • Three Little Pigs, The
  • Three Midshipmen, The
  • Three Mulla-Mulgars, The
  • Three Musketeers, The
  • Three Sillies, The
  • Three Wise Men of Gotham
  • Three Wishes, The
  • Through the Looking-Glass
  • Thumb Tom
  • Thumbelina
  • Thunder and Lightnings
  • THURBER James (Grover) (1894–1961)
  • Thursday's Child
  • THWAITE Ann (1932–)
  • Tiger Tim
  • Tiger Who Came to Tea, The
  • Tigger
  • Tim
  • time-slip story
  • Tinder Box, The
  • Ting-a-Ling
  • Tinker Bell
  • Tintin
  • Tir na n-Og Awards
  • Tituba of Salem Village
  • TITUS Eve
  • Toad
  • Toad of Toad Hall
  • Toby Tyler
  • TODD Barbara Euphan (1890–1976)
  • TODD, H. E. (Herbert Eatton) (1908–88)
  • toe-rhymes
  • toilet books
  • Token for Children, A
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • TOLKIEN, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) (1892–1973)
  • TOLSTOY Count Leo (Lev) (Nikolayevich) (1828–1910)
  • Tom
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Tom Brown's Schooldays,
  • Tom Cringle's Log
  • Tom Hickathrift
  • Tom Kitten
  • TOMLINSON Jill
  • Tom Merry
  • Tommy Tagg
  • Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song Book, Voll. [sic] II
  • Tommy Thumb's Song Book
  • Tommy Trip
  • Tommy Tucker
  • Tomorrow, When the War Began
  • Tom Sawyer
  • Tom's Midnight Garden
  • Tom Telescope
  • Tom, the Piper's Son
  • Tom Thumb
  • Tom Tit's Song Book, The
  • tongue-twister
  • Top Book of All, The,
  • TOPELIUS Zachris (Sakari) (1818–98)
  • Topsy
  • Topsy and Tim
  • TOURTEL Mary
  • TOWNSEND John Rowe (1922–2014)
  • TOWNSEND Sue
  • toy book
  • toy-making books
  • toy theatres (‘Juvenile Dramas’)
  • Toytown
  • TOZER Katharine
  • Tracy Beaker
  • trades, books of
  • TRAILL Catharine Parr (Strickland) (1802–99)
  • translation
  • travel books
  • Traveller in Time, A
  • travelogue storybook
  • TRAVERS, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon) (1899–96)
  • TREADGOLD Mary (1910–2005)
  • TREASE, (Robert) Geoffrey (1909–98)
  • Treasure Island
  • Treasure Seekers, The
  • TREECE Henry (1911–66)
  • TRIMMER, Mrs Sarah (1741–1810)
  • TRING, A. Stephen
  • Tripods, The
  • Tristan (Tristram)
  • TRIVIZAS Eugene (1946–)
  • trolls
  • TROWBRIDGE, J. T. (John Townsend) (1827–1916)
  • Trumpeter of Krakow, The
  • TUCK Raphael (1821–1900)
  • TUCKER Charlotte Maria
  • Tuck Everlasting
  • TUDOR Tasha (1915–2008)
  • TUER, A. W. (Andrew White) (1838–1900)
  • Tulip Touch, The
  • Tulku
  • TULLET, Hervé (1958–)
  • TUNIS John R. (Roberts) (1889–1975)
  • Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, The
  • Turf-Cutter's Donkey, The
  • TURKLE Brinton (1915–2003)
  • TURNER Elizabeth
  • TURNER Ethel S. (Sibyl) (1872–1958)
  • TURNER Philip (William) (1925–2006)
  • Turpin Dick
  • TWAIN Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835–1910)
  • Tweedledum and Tweedledee
  • Twelve and the Genii, The
  • Twelve Dancing Princesses, The
  • Twenty-One Balloons, The
  • Twilight
  • Twinkle, twinkle, little star
  • Twits, The
  • Two Little Confederates
  • Two Little Savages
  • Two Years Before the Mast
  • TYTLER Ann Fraser
  • U
  • UDERZO Albert (1927–)
  • Ugli-Wuglies
  • UMPHELBY Fanny
  • Una and Dan
  • Uncle
  • Uncle Lubin
  • Uncle Oojah
  • Uncle Remus,
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin,
  • Under the Tree
  • Under the Window
  • Undine
  • Ungava
  • UNGERER Tomi (Jean Thomas Ungerer) (1931–2019)
  • Union Jack
  • UNSTEAD, R. J. (Robert John) (1915–88)
  • UNWIN David
  • UNWIN Nora S. (Spicer) (1907–82)
  • UPDALE Eleanor (1953– )
  • UPTON Florence K. (1873–1922)
  • URE Jean (1943– )
  • UTTLEY Alison (1884–1976)
  • V
  • VACHELL, H. A.
  • VAIZEY, Mrs George de Horne (1860–1916)
  • VALENTINE, Mrs L. B.
  • Valentine and Orson
  • Valiant Little Tailor, The
  • vampires
  • VAN ALLSBURG, Chris (1949–)
  • VAN LOON, Hendrik (Willem)
  • VAN STOCKUM, Hilda (1908–2006)
  • VELTHUIJS Max (1923–2005)
  • Velveteen Rabbit, The
  • VERNE Jules (1828–1905)
  • VERNEY, (Sir) John 2nd Baronet (1913–93)
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar, The
  • Vicarage Family, The
  • Vice Versa
  • VILDRAC Charles (1882–1971)
  • Village School, The,
  • Violet Elizabeth Bott
  • VIORST Judith (1931–)
  • VIPONT Elfrida (1902–92)
  • Visit from St Nicholas, A
  • Vitalstatistix
  • VIVAS Julie (1947– )
  • VOAKE Charlotte (1957–)
  • VOIGT Cynthia (1942–)
  • Voldemort (Tom Riddle; ‘He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’; ‘You-Know-Who’)
  • Voyage of the ‘Dawn Treader’, The
  • W
  • WADDELL Martin (1941–)
  • WAGNER Jenny (1939–)
  • WAKEFIELD, S. A.
  • WALKER David Harry (1911–92)
  • Walk Two Moons
  • WALL Dorothy (1894–1942)
  • WALLIAMS David (1971–)
  • Wallypug of Why, The
  • WALPOLE Hugh
  • Walrus and the Carpenter, The
  • WALSH Jill Paton
  • WALTON, Mrs O. F. (Amy Catherine) (1849–1939)
  • Wanted: a King; or How Merle Set the Nursery Rhymes to Right (1890)
  • WARD, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • Warden's Niece, The
  • War Horse
  • WARNE Frederick (1825–1901)
  • WARNER Susan Bogert (1819–85)
  • Watch House, The
  • Water-Babies, The
  • Watership Down
  • WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J.
  • WATSON Clyde (1947–)
  • WATTS Isaac (1674–1748)
  • WEBB Kaye (1914–96)
  • WEBB, Marion St John
  • WEBSTER Jean
  • WEBSTER Noah
  • Wee Willie Winkie
  • WEGNER Fritz (1924–2015)
  • WEIR Harrison (1824–1906)
  • Weirdstone of Brisingamen, The
  • WELCH, D'Alté (Aldridge) (1907–70)
  • WELCH Ronald (Ronald Felton) (1909–82)
  • Well of the World's End, The
  • WELLS, H. G. (Herbert George) (1866–1946)
  • WELLS Rosemary (1943–)
  • Welsh traditional tales
  • Wendy
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt
  • WERSBA Barbara (1932–)
  • WEST Joyce (1908–85)
  • WESTALL Robert (1929–93)
  • WESTERFELD Scott (1963–)
  • WESTERMAN Percy F. (1876–59)
  • westerns
  • Westward Ho!
  • WETHERELL Elizabeth
  • Wet Magic
  • WEYMAN Stanley J. (John)
  • What Katy Did
  • WHATLEY Bruce (1954–)
  • WHELAN Gerard (1957–)
  • When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
  • When We Were Very Young
  • Where's Spot?
  • Where's Wally? (in America, Where's Waldo?) (1987–)
  • Where the Rainbow Ends
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Whispers in the Graveyard
  • Whitbread Children's Book Award
  • WHITE, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks)
  • WHITE, T. H. (Terence Hanbury) (1906–64)
  • WHITE Thomas
  • White Cat, The (La Chatte blanche)
  • White Fang
  • White Knight
  • White Queen
  • White Rabbit
  • White Witch
  • WHITLOCK Pamela (1920–82)
  • WHITNEY (Train), Adeline Dutton (1824–1906)
  • WHITTIER John Greenleaf (1807–92)
  • Whittington Richard
  • Who Killed Cock Robin?
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
  • Who Sank the Boat?
  • WHYBROW Ian (1941–)
  • Why the Sea Is Salt
  • Why the Whales Came
  • WIBBERLEY Leonard (Patrick O'Connor) (1915–83)
  • Wide Awake
  • Wide, Wide World, The
  • WIESE Kurt (1887–1974)
  • WIESNER David (1956–)
  • WIGGIN (Smith), Kate Douglas (1856–1923)
  • WILBERFORCE Samuel
  • WILD Margaret (1948–)
  • Wild Animals I Have Known
  • Wild Bill Hickok
  • WILDE Oscar
  • WILDER Laura Ingalls (1867–1957)
  • Wilderness Champion
  • WILDSMITH Brian (Lawrence) (1930–2016)
  • Wild Swans, The
  • Wild West Show
  • Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge
  • Will
  • WILL and NICOLAS
  • WILLANS, (Herbert) Geoffrey (1911–58)
  • WILLARD Barbara (1909–94)
  • WILLARD Nancy (1936–2017)
  • WILLEMS Mo (1968–)
  • William (William Brown)
  • WILLIAMS Garth (1912–96)
  • WILLIAMS Marcia (1945–)
  • WILLIAMS Margery (1881–1944)
  • WILLIAMS Ursula Moray (1911–2006)
  • WILLIAMSON Henry (1895–1977)
  • William Tell
  • WILLIS Jeanne (1959–)
  • Willy Wonka
  • WILSON Jacqueline (1945–)
  • WILSON, the Revd William Carus (1792–1859)
  • Wilson the Wonder Athlete
  • Wind in the Willows, The
  • Windmill Man, The
  • Wind on Fire, The
  • Wind on the Moon, The
  • Winnie-the-Pooh
  • Winnie the Witch
  • Wishing-Chair series
  • witch
  • Witches, The
  • WITTLINGER Ellen (1948–)
  • Wizard
  • Wizard of Earthsea, A
  • Wizard of Oz, The
  • WODEHOUSE, Sir P. G. (Pelham Grenville) (1881–1975)
  • WOJCIECHOWSKA Maia (Teresa) (1927–2002)
  • Wolf Brother
  • WOLLSTONECRAFT Mary (1759–97)
  • Wolves
  • Wolves of Willoughby Chase, The
  • Wombles
  • Wonder
  • wonder book
  • Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, A
  • Wonderful Adventures of Nils, The
  • Wonderful Farm, The
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The
  • Wonka Willy
  • WOOD Anne (1937–)
  • WOOD David (1944–)
  • WOOD Kerry (Edgar Allardyce Wood) (1907–98)
  • WOOD Lorna (1913–2010)
  • woodcut
  • wood engraving
  • Wood Magic
  • WOODSON Jacqueline (1963–)
  • Wool-Pack, The
  • WOOLSEY Sarah Chauncy
  • WORDE Wynkyn de (d. 1534/5)
  • World of Girls, A
  • World Turned Upside Down, The
  • WORMELL Chris (1955–)
  • Worst Witch, The
  • Worzel Gummidge
  • Wouldbegoods, The
  • WRIGHTSON, (Alice) Patricia (1921–2010)
  • Wrinkle in Time, A
  • writing sheets
  • Wyatt Earp (1848–1929)
  • WYETH, N. C. (Newell Convers)
  • WYNDHAM John (1903–1969)
  • WYNNE-JONES, Tim (1948–)
  • WYSS, J. D.
  • Y
  • YA
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Yearling, The
  • Yellow Dwarf, The (Le Naine jaune)
  • YEP Laurence (1948–)
  • YOLEN Jane (1939–)
  • YONGE Charlotte M. (Mary) (1823–1901)
  • Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò, The Courtship of the
  • You are old, Father William
  • YOUNG Ed (Tse-chun) (1931–)
  • YOUNG Egerton Ryerson (1840–1904)
  • young adult (YA)
  • Young Elizabethan
  • Young Fur-Traders, The
  • Youngsters of Murray Home, The
  • Young Visiters, The
  • Youth's Companion, The
  • Youth's Magazine, The
  • Z
  • Zagazoo
  • ZEI Alki (1925–)
  • ZELINSKY Paul O. (1953–)
  • ZEMACH Margot (1931–89)
  • ZEPHANIAH Benjamin (1958–)
  • Zigzag Journeys
  • ZIMNIK Reiner (1930–)
  • ZINDEL Paul (1936–2003)
  • ZION Gene (1913–75)
  • ZIPES Jack (1937–)
  • ZOLOTOW Charlotte (1915–2013)
  • ZUSAK Markus (1975–)
  • ZWERGER Lisbeth (1954–)
  • Appendix – Award Winners