Windows to Other Worlds

The following are some useful websites related to histories of children’s literature and archives of children’s books from other nations and cultures. While some online digitised collections provide access to full texts of early and rare volumes, other sites present illustrated catalogues or concentrate on special aspects of juvenile literature. Most of these display their archival contents along with contextual explanations and critical comments and are prefaced with brief histories of the genre.

Children’s Book Illustrators

Children’s Books Online: The Rosetta Project

(The) Children’s Nursery and its Traditions

(The) Development of British Children's Literature in the 18th-Century

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls 1867-1906

(The) Hockliffe Project:

International Children’s Digital Library

Literature for Children

Nineteenth Century American Children and What they Read

Nineteenth Century Schoolbooks

Social History of Children’s Literature

The World of the Child: Two Hundred Years of Children’s Books

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