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Children's Books

Until the 18th century, there was no specific genre of books for children, but children’s books became popular in England during the 1700s. Earlier children’s books featured almost no pictures, and were written mainly for the moral instruction of young people.

"A Token for Children" by James Janeway is one such example, with a subtitle describing "An Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children." The plot involved children on their deathbeds listing common sins of children and, by rejecting such sins, receiving their eternal joy.

Some innovative artists and writers began to invent children’s literature with the creation of pop-up books, adventure stories, and illustrated books. What caused this change was a combination of... Read more

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QTY inc Rupert the Bear annuals: Rupert Three

February 23, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

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GRP inc Rupert the Bear set of nine facsimile

February 23, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
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Großes Konvolut Kinderbücher

February 24, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

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Sammlung Kinderbücher Josephine Siebe

February 24, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

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Sammlung Backfischroman Nesthäkchen

February 24, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

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