On-Line Resources for Children's Literature
Dr. Gene Kannenberg, Jr.
University of Houston-Downtown

Links last updated 15 September 2004

Fairy Tales
Fairy Tales by the Grimm Brothers : With German and English texts, as well as the work of many illustrators.  Many different display options.
Should children be told fairy tales? A 1903 debate : From Holland
SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages
The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2000
Caution! Some People Consider These Books Dangerous
Censorship and Children's Books
Contemporary Children's Books: Censorship
kidSPEAK!: Where Kids Speak Up for Free Speech (formerly Muggles for Harry Potter)
Should children be told fairy tales? A 1903 debate : From Holland
Comic Books
Comics Scholarship Annotated Bibliographies
Picture Books
Caldecott Medal Home Page
Color in Motion - color symbolism
Telling Stories with Pictures: The Art of Children's Book Illustration

Aardema, Verna, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Biography of Aardema from Educational Paperback Organization
Lesson plan for grades 1-3
Study Questions for Children
Review by Carol Otis Hurst
Verna Aardema Bibliography and Biography
Bannerman, Helen - Little Black Sambo
Text with Bannerman's Illustrations, with links to other Bannerman texts
Plain Text Version
Barker, Clive - The Thief of Always
Book info from CliveBarker.com
Clive Barker on The Thief of Always
Lesson Plan info from TeachLearn.org (note: Site uses music on each page)
Carroll, Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Background , especially Alice's Adventures Underground (Carroll's hand-produced version)
Alice's Adventures Underground : With Carroll's illustrations, but typeset text
Arthur Rackham's 1907 Illustrations for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Illustrations of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by artists other than Tenniel

Hergé - Tintin in Tibet

Comicsresearch.org on Tintin and Hergé
Tintinologist.org on Tintin in Tibet
Tintin in 28 Languages (characters)
Tintin - 60 Languages (covers/titles)

L'Engle, Madeleine - A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engle: Official Site
Madeleine L'Engle: Faith During Adversity by Shel Horowitz
McCay, Winsor - Little Nemo
Biography from Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Brief Biography of Winsor McCay, and Information on "Gertie the Dinosaur," from Val Eaton Galleries
Comicsresearch.org on McCay
Milne, A.A. - Winnie the Pooh
A.A. Milne Biography
A.A. Milne Biography at Pooh-Corner.com
A.A. Milne WWW Links
Adventures of the Real Winnie-the-Pooh (NY Public Library)
Mr. Sanders (just-pooh.com)
Pathology in the Hundred Acre Wood: a neurodevelopmental perspective on A.A. Milne (Sarah E. Shea, Kevin Gordon, Ann Hawkins, Janet Kawchuk, Donna Smith. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2000;163(12):1557-9.)
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
kidSPEAK!: Where Kids Speak Up for Free Speech (formerly Muggles for Harry Potter)
JIm Trelease on HP and Series Books
Sendak, Maurice - In the Night Kitchen
Biography of Sendak
Biography of Sendak from Educational Paperback Association
Spinelli, Jerry - Maniac Magee 
Jerry Spinelli @ RandomHouse.com
Info from Carol Hurst's Childeren's Literature Site