Elinor Whitney Field

Elinor Whitney Field (1889–1980) was an American children's book author. [1] Her book Tod of the Fens was published in 1928 and was the recipient of a Newbery Honor. She and Bertha Mahony founded The Horn Book Magazine, the oldest U.S magazine dedicated to reviewing children's literature.

Works

  • Tyke-y: His Book and His Mark[2]
  • Tod, of the fens (1928)[2]
  • Realms of gold in children's books (1929) (with Bertha Mahony)[3]
  • Contemporary illustrators of children's books (1930) (with Betha Mahony)[3]
  • Try all ports, 1933
  • Five Years of Children's Books (1936) (with Betha Mahony)[3]
  • Illustrators of Children's Books, 1744-1945 (1947)[3]
  • Writing and Criticism: A Book for Margery Bianco (1951)[3]
  • Newbery medal books, 1922-1955, with their author's acceptance papers & related material chiefly from the Horn book magazine (1955) (with Bertha Mahony)[3][4]
  • Caldecott medal books, 1938-1957, with the artists' acceptance papers & related material chiefly from the Horn book magazine (1957) (with Bertha Mahony)[3][4]
  • Horn book reflections on children's books and reading; selected from eighteen years of the Horn book magazine, 1949-1966 (1969)[4]

References

  1. "Whitney, Elinor." Junior Book Of Authors (1951): Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson). Web. 14 Apr. 2015.
  2. Eddy, Jacalyn (2006). Bookwomen: Creating an Empire in Children’s Book Publishing, 1919–1939. Univ of Wisconsin Press. p. 135. ISBN 0299217930. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  3. Sicherman, Barbara (1980). Notable American Women: The Modern Period : a Biographical Dictionary. Harvard University Press. p. 476. ISBN 0674627334.
  4. Kent, Allen; Lancour, Harold; Daily, Jay E. (1974). Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 11 - Hornbook to Information Science and Automation Division (ISAD): ALA. CRC Press. p. 8. ISBN 0824720113. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
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