By Penelope E. Brown

This two-volume serious historical past of French children’s literature from 1600 to the current is helping deliver knowledge of the diversity, caliber, and significance of French children’s literature to a much broader viewers. The works of a few French writers, particularly l. a. Fontaine, Charles Perrault, Jules Verne, and Saint-Exupéry have been, and remain, extensively translated and tailored, and feature motivated the improvement of the style in different nations.

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