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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn.

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 3613 pages. 534067 words.

'a learned and totally addictive guide’The Times

Over 3,600 entries

The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the...

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Youth's Companion

Susan R. Gannon.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 413 words.

This was a widely read children's periodical that ran for more than a century, from 1827 to 1929. It

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Child’s Companion, The

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 46 words.

A *magazine founded by the *Religious Tract Society in 1824. It contained stories, verses, information, and a serial, all related to religion, ...

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Youth’s Companion, The

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 326 words.

The longest-lived American children’s *magazine, published weekly from Boston from 1827 until 1927, when it became a monthly; the last issue was dated ...

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BASE, Graeme (1958–)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 149 words.

of picture books. His second book, Animalia (1986), is still his most famous, and there are now several companion volumes. ...

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Hotspur

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 76 words.

One of the D. C. *Thomson ‘tuppeny blood’ adventure papers for boys, published between 1933 and 1981. A companion to ...

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Winnie-the-Pooh (1926)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 935 words.

The first of the Christopher Robin storybooks by A. A. *Milne, illustrated by E. H. *Shepard. Together with its companion ...

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Girl's Own Paper, The

Victor Watson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 229 words.

A British weekly periodical launched in January 1880, The Girl's Own Paper was a companion to The Boy's Own

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Girl’s Own Paper, The

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 181 words.

Companion magazine to The *Boy’s Own Paper. It first appeared almost exactly a year after the BOP, in January 1880...

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Punchbowl Farm (1947)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 123 words.

With almost no formal education, Monica Edwards (1912–98) drew on her own life to create this much-loved series set on a farm and its companion, the ...

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JOHNSTON, Annie Fellows (1863–1931)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 41 words.

of children’s stories who began her literary career as a contributor to the *Youth’s Companion. She made her name with ...

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BUTTERWORTH, Hezekiah (1839–1905)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 49 words.

He was connected with The *Youth’s Companion from 1870 to 1894, during which time his contributions greatly increased its circulation. He is now chiefly remembered for his ...

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Girl

Elizabeth Marshall.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 215 words.

A post–World War II British comic marketed specifically to girls aged ten to sixteen, Girl was a companion to the

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Alfie

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 191 words.

In Shirley *Hughes’s sequence of picture books, Alfie is a four-year-old boy whose little domestic adventures and trials have won him and his companions millions of admirers around the...

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INKPEN, Mick (1952–)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 128 words.

With warm, comforting storylines that are fully complemented by his gentle, realistic illustrative style, Inkpen’s work is the nursery companion to millions of children. The massively...

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Girls’ Friend

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 68 words.

One of the most popular *Harmsworth juvenile papers, published between 1899 and 1931. It contained stories for working girls, with titles like ‘Only a Barmaid’, ‘Madge o’ the Mill’, and...

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Karlsson on the Roof

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 128 words.

(first vol. 1955; English trans. by Marianne Turner, 1958) A series of books by Astrid *Lindgren. Smidge (Midge) is delighted when Karlsson flies in through the window. Karlsson, small,...

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Olaf Gulbransson

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

(1873–1958),

Norwegian illustrator and painter, who emigrated to Germany and drew delightful caricatures for the famous satirical journal Simplicissimus in Munich. In addition, he...

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Harding’s Luck (1909)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 169 words.

A novel by E. *Nesbit, companion-piece to The *House of Arden. Dickie Harding, a poor lame boy, lives in a London slum. He accidentally makes a magic pattern with his favourite possessions...

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Captain Haddock

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 70 words.

In the *Tintin books, the hero’s friend and regular companion on his adventures. A sea captain (and the owner of Marlinspike Hall), Captain Haddock is an eager tippler (Loch Lomond single...

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