History of Children’s Literature: A Sampling

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Tom Sawyer's comrade
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Tom Sawyer’s comrade

This collection of slides represents the history of early children’s literature in the United States and England. They are primarily covers and illustrations of children’s books between the 15th and early 20th century. The slides were originally taken by Dr. Anne Lundin, SLIS professor emerita at the deGrummond Children’s Literature Research Center, University of Southern Mississippi.

Additional credit for the organization, description and scanning of the images goes to Joung-A Park, Master’s candidate at the UW-Madison School of Library and Information Studies.