The Dictionary of Characters in Children's Literature
This single volume discusses literary characters that many children have read about and grown up with. From Winnie the Pooh to Treasure Island, there are works of literature that have entertained and enlightened scores of young readers for generations. Whether it is Harriet the Spy showing the importance of respecting the feelings of others, or Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH cautioning about the dangers of genetic tampering, many classic works of children's literature have interesting characters that children can relate to and learn from. Special features, including a bibliography, an index, and sidebars, make The Dictionary of Characters in Children's Literature a terrific resource for young readers.