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Orbis Sensualium Pictus (1658) 7

Private collection/The Bridgeman Art Library


Card for children made by Jane Johnson, 1740s 12

Courtesy of the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana


Miniature library 13

Private collection/photo: Gen Larose


The history of Little Fanny in a series of figures 37

By permission of the Rare Book and Texana Collections, University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas


‘Darkness overcomes you’ from Shaun Tan's The Red Tree (2001) 58

Reproduced with permission from The Red Tree, by Shaun Tan. Lothian Children's Books, an imprint of Hachette Australia, 2001


Dorothy Kilner's The Life and Perambulations of a Mouse (1783) 80

The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Harding A236 (1787 edition), p. 48)


Shirley Hughes's illustration for ‘At the Party’, My Naughty Little Sister (1952) 90

From My Naughty Little Sister, by Dorothy Edwards. Text copyright © Dorothy Edwards 1952. Illustration copyright © Shirley Hughes 1952. Published by Egmont UK Ltd. London and used with permission


Clarice's bedrooom, from Lauren Child, Clarice Bean, That's Me (1999) 92

First published in the UK by Orchard Books, an imprint of Hachette Children's Books, 338 Euston Road, London NW1 3BH2


Frontispiece for James Janeway's A Token for Children (1671–2) 98

The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (1419 g. 248, frontispiece and title page)


Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter (1845) 101

The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (25210 d.1215, pp. 6–7)


Image from Alex Wedding and John Heartfield's Eddie and the Gypsie (1935) 106

The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (27842 e.444, plate facing p. 121); © The Heartfield Community of Heirs/V. G. Bild–Kunst, Bonn and DACS, London 2011


Raymond Briggs's The Man (1992) 125

Published by Julia Macrae. Used by permission of the Random House Group Ltd.