Children's literature | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


Children’s literature

Much can be learned on the topic of literature from historic newspapers: book reviews, author biographies, histories of adaptations, and more. For this blog post, we will look at what the newspapers have to offer on the topic of children’s literature.

Explore the below articles to discover what books were being read by and recommended for children. Click on an image to enlarge then use the arrows to move image by image throughout the collection. In the image viewer, you can also make an image full-screen, view the images as a slideshow (by clicking the play button), download the image for deep-zoom capabilities, and view the full article on The British Newspaper Archive by clicking on the image’s caption in the top-right corner.

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Christmas and children’s books

By clicking on the images below, you can explore articles pertaining to children’s books for Christmas. Perhaps you’ll be inspired in your shopping!


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