History of Childrens Literature

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Printing press was invented.

1800 - 1900

Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella were produced.

1800 - 1900

First book specifically written for children was published

1800 - 1900

Picture books became recognised as key pieces of literature.

1900 - 2000

Many texts were started to be produced in the United States.

1900 - 2000

Fairy tales became very popular.

1900 - 2000

Comic books, series books and game playing were produced.

2000 - 2010

Peter Rabbit and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz were written.

2000 - 2010

Golden Books began to be produced.

2000 - 2010

Began to create more affordable literature.

2000 - 2010