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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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July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Hanham, Bristol, United Kingdom

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A quantity of children's books.

July 30, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Little Bytham, United Kingdom

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Antique Friendly Tales - 110 Nursery Primer By M.A. Donohue & Co. Chicago

July 31, 2016, 10:00 PM MST
Grand Junction, CO, USA

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Eight doll reference books

August 14, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Caulfield, Australia

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Twenty modern Childrens books

August 14, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Caulfield, Australia

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Thirteen Doll & Bear Books

August 14, 2016, 12:00 PM AEST
Caulfield, Australia

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