Language and Literature

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Printing Press was invented

1440 - 1450

James Gutenberg

Pretty Pocket Book

1744 - 1745

Children's Literacy

1800 - 1810

Children literacy was developed in Britian according to Grenby 2009

Alice in Wonderland

1865 - 1866

Picture books became popular

1890 - 1910

Fairy Tails became popular

1900 - 1910

Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Children's books are censored

1900 - 1990

children's books are censored for republication to be deemed appropriate by the majority of people

Golden Books

1946 - 1947

Scuffy the tug boat

Artist and Author Lines Blurred

1950 - 1951

Graphic designers set out to write and illustrate picture books to explore visual thinking.

British Artists emerged

1960 - 1961

British artists created vibrant picture books and these became the most influential picture books of their time

Where the Wild Things Are

1965 - 1966

Jungle Book

1967 - 1968

20000 Leagues Under the Sea

1977 - 1978

Children's books become more culturally diverse

1980 - 2013

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

1997 - 1998

Popular modern children's story with repeatable lines for children to remember.

Harry Potter

2000 - 2001

Is excluded from serious consideration in education

Mem Fox

2006 - 2007

Childrens author that uses rhymes and repeating lines to encourage children to read along

Uno's Garden

2006 - 2007

The Little red yellow book

2012 - 2013

Multicultural story