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MAYER, Mercer (1943–)

Daniel Hahn

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

Second edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199695140
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744372
MAYER, Mercer (1943–)

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of over 300 books. His first published work, A Boy, a Dog and a Frog (1967), has charming black-and-white illustrations and is an early example of the wordless picture book. His most successful creation is the cartoonish Little Critter, a hamster-like animal who first appeared in ...

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