Romans and Greeks used to perform stories and resight poetry to their children
In Medieval Europe parents began to sing lullabies to their children at bedtime.
Fairy Tales and 'chap' books invented.
This was the book that changed children's literature forever.
At this time in Britain fairy tales became particularly popular and illustrators began to draw their own images and use colour printing
1865- Alice's adventures in Wonderland
1967- Jungle Book
Affordable Children's literature was created, Little Library
Among the many literary awards was the Newbury Medal and its first medal was awarded to, the story of mankind- Van Look
After the Great Depression when little money was spent on literature comics and series book came about.
At this Time the first 12 Little Golden Book titles were published on October 1st 1942. these books were initially sold for 25 cents until 1962 when the rise of this cost came to29 cents.