Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliography

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Magic Adventure Fantasy

The majority of these books are about ordinary people who either gain magical powers or come in contact with magical objects, creatures, or events. A lighthearted tone usually prevails in this type of fantasy. Most tales involving extrasensory perception (ESP) or the occult have been excluded.

ADAIR, Gilbert Alice Through the Needle’s Eye: The Further Adventures of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice.” See Chapter 5C, Travel to Other Worlds.

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ADLER, C.S. Eddie’s Blue-Winged Dragon. Gr. 4–7.

Eddie’s angry longing for revenge against the school bully who taunts him because he has cerebral palsy brings a glass dragon to life to fight Eddie’s battle with fire.

Putnam, 1988, 144 pp., o.p.; Avon, 1990, pap. (0–380–70768–3)

(BL 85:704; Ch&Bks:282; KR 56:1399; SLJ Jan 1989, p. 72; Suth 4:2)

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AHLBERG, Allan. Ten in a Bed. Gr. 3–6. (Orig. British pub. 1983.)

Every night at bedtime, Dinah Price finds her bed occupied by a new fairy tale character, none of whom will let her go to sleep.

Illus. by André Amstutz, Viking, 1989, 95 pp. (0–670–82042–3); Puffin, 1991, pap. (0–14–032531–X)

(BL 86:446; CC:439; CCBB 43:25; HBG 1[July–Dec 1989]:82; KR 57:1153; Suth 4:4)

AHLBERG, Janet Jeremiah in the Dark Woods. See Chapter 6, Humorous Fantasy.

AIKEN, Joan (Delano). The Faithless Lollybird. See Chapter 3, Fantasy Collections.

AIKEN, Joan (Delano). Smoke from Cromwell’s Time and Other Stories. See Chapter 3, Fantasy Collections.

AIKEN, Joan (Delano). Up the Chimney Down and Other Stories. See Chapter 6, Humorous Fantasy.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Guide to Use xvii
  • Abbreviations of Books and Review Journals Cited xix
  • Introduction xxiii
  • Notes xlviii
  • Part One - Annotated Bibliography 1
  • 1 - Allegorical Fantasy and Literary Fairy Tales 3
  • 2 - Animal Fantasy 71
  • 3 - Fantasy Collections 133
  • 4 - Ghost Fantasy 176
  • 5 - High Fantasy (Heroic or Secondary World Fantasy) 211
  • 6 - Humorous Fantasy 355
  • 7 - Magic Adventure Fantasy 407
  • 8 - Time Travel Fantasy 466
  • 9 - Toy Fantasy 499
  • 10 - Witchcraft and Sorcery Fantasy 512
  • Part Two - Research Guide 551
  • 11 - Bibliographical and Reference Sources on Fantasy Literature 553
  • 12 - Critical and Historical Studies of Fantasy Literature 562
  • 13 - Educational Resources on Fantasy Literature 591
  • 14 - Fantasy Literature Author Studies 598
  • Author and Illustrator Index 925
  • Title Index 997
  • Subject Index 1043
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