Volume 13, Number 2, December 1989

Table of Contents

Humor & Play In Children's Literature

This issue is dedicated to Ursula Nordstrom In Memory

In Search of "Childish Things": An Interview with Iona Opie

pp. 7-27
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Disorder and Security in Nonsense Verse for Children

pp. 28-33
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Humor in the Lyrical Stories for Children of Samuel Marshak and Korney Chukovsky

pp. 34-55
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On Ezra Jack Keats

pp. 56-57
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From COLLAGE: The Memoirs of Ezra Jack Keats

pp. 58-74
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Books with a Clear Heart: The Koans of Play and the Picture Books of Ezra Jack Keats

pp. 75-89
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Smile for Auntie: A Comic Performance Reviewed

pp. 90-96
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The Child of the Century: The Phenomenon of Pippi Longstocking and its Premises

pp. 97-102
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The Gentle Humor of Oskar Luts

pp. 103-108
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Empowering the Child: Rediscovering Dorothy Canfield's Made-to-Order Stories

pp. 109-130
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What's So Funny?: Humor in the Writing of Walter R. Brooks

pp. 131-140
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The Giant & The Child: "Cruel" Humor in American Culture

pp. 141-147
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Booklog

Behind Comedy's Mask

pp. 148-151
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Sendak & Co.

pp. 152-159
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Skipping Observed

pp. 160-163
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The Holocaust and Children: Lived Experience and the Study of History

pp. 164-173
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Carrollian Carrousel

pp. 174-176
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Professional Notes and Announcements

p. 177
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Contributors' Notes

pp. 178-181
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