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Lands of Pleasure Hardcover – February 1, 1990

ISBN-13: 978-0810822665 ISBN-10: 0810822660

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 188 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press (February 1, 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810822660
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810822665
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.6 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.1 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,813,287 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


...a worthy tribute to Lillian H. Smith...solid discussions of issues, written with inspiration and a commitment to excellence. (School Library Journal)

...fascinating and inspiring... (Canadian Children's Literature)

This collection is chock-full of fascinating information about the development of children's librarianship in Canada... (Children's Book News)

...succeeds in effectively meshing the work of fourteen contributors into a cohesive whole...Like its respected subject...informs and inspires...will be appreciated by librarians in Toronto, in Canada, and around the world. (Ibby-Canada)

...a thoroughly enjoyable read, full of confidence and originality. (Library Association Record, (Uk))

There is no question that this collection is a major contribution to our field and a useful addition to both academic and public libraries. (The Library Quarterly)

About the Author

Margaret Johnston, formerly a children's librarian with the Toronto Public Library, was Coordinator of Boys and Girls Services from 1970 to 1976. Her career has included consultancing and writing for such journals as The Horn Book, In Review, and Canadian Library Journal.

Adele M. Fasick is a professor at the Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto. She has written articles for Canadian Library Journal, Top of the News, and Library Trends, and is co-author of Child View: Evaluating and Reviewing Materials for Children.

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