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History of Children's Literature Timeline

Children's Literature Timeline

Amber Alday-Hernandez

on 31 January 2013

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1400's Horn books were created for children.
They had alphabet and bible verses
pasted on them. They were popular
amongst Puritans. 1500's 1484 Aesop's Fabels 1580 - Chap books were created.
These books were for pleasure
verses instruction. 1696 Tales of Mother Goose
retold by Charles Perrault. 1700's 1744 A Pretty Little Pocket Book
was published by John Newbery.
Chap books were little books, sold on
the street by peddlers. 1814 The Swiss Family Robinson book was published. Children's book became more creative and started to have more influence. 1865 Alice Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll. Fantasy Novel with
logic in appealing manner. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
A trend-setting novel that broke
tradition. The characters and events
reflected honest human experiences. 1894-1895 The Jungle Books
by Rudyard Kipling. Life lessons
in an interesting tale set in India. 1900 - The Wonderful Wizard of OZ
written by Baum. The first classic modern
fantasy written by an American. 1800's 1900's 1900's 1952 - Charlotte's Web, classic Newbery
Honor book about animal fantasy. Written
by E.B. White. 1900's 1998 - Harry Potter and the Sorcer's Stone. First book in the all-time
bestselling children's series. 1990's saw an increse
in the number of books dealing
with social realism. 2000 - Greater diversity
in children's books. 2000-Present Time.
Children's books have
greater diversity. 2000 - Newbery Medal Winner
Bud, Not Buddy by, Christopher
Paul Curtis 2004 - The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story
of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool
of Thread by, Kate DiCamillo received the Newbery
Award! 2007 - The Higher Power
Of Lucky by Susan Patron.
More and more books are
being read on Kindle's. 2009 - The Nooke, E-Reader
was introduced by an American
Retailer, Barnes and Noble
in October 2009. 2012 - A Butterfly Is Patient
by Diane Hutts Aston.
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