(1972 - )
Barbara Bader is the author of American Picturebooks from Noah’s Ark to the Beast Within. She has written extensively on picture books, folklore, multicultural literature, the history of libraries, and publishing for children. She is well-known in the field of children’s literature. She lives in Connecticut.
A full-scale survey of children’s picturebooks of this century, examining and evaluating numerous notable books and the work of notable illustrators, from E. Boyd Smith and Wanda Gag to Maurice Sendak and Margot Zemach.
After more than 30 years, this is still the best and most indispensible reference work for the children’s literature collector or dealer. Profusely illustrated with nearly 700 illustrations in color and black & white throughout. Excellent index and notes section.