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[Kerry White collection of Australian children's books]
Bib ID 6193099
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
White, Kerry, 1958-, collector
 
Description [1900-2000] 
3,070 volumes. 
Summary

Collection of Australian children's books published between 1900 and 2000. The collection contains books published in Australia, written by Australian authors or are about Australia, which were collected by Kerry White and supported her work in compiling an extensive bibliography of Australian children's books and as a book reviewer.

Biography/History

Dr Kerry White has a background in academic teaching and is well known for her bibliographies relating to Australian children’s books: a bibliography of Australian children's books - volume 2, 1973-1988 (1992) and volume 3, 1989-2000 (2004); Australian Children's Fiction, the Subject Guide (1993) and Australian Children's Fiction, the Subject Guide Update (1996). In addition to the bibliographies, Kerry White is a compiler of The Source, a subject guide to children's literature: books, short stories, traditional literature and poetry from around the world with an emphasis on Australian and New Zealand literature.

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Related Material Papers of Kerry White, 1981-2008 available through the Manuscript Section. National Library of Australia.  Kerry White collection of Australian children's books : ephemera available through the Petherick Reading Room. National Library of Australia. 
Subjects White, Kerry, - 1958- - Archives.  |  Bibliographers - Australia - Archives.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Children's literature, Australian.  |  Illustrated children's books - Australia.  |  Children - Books and reading - Australia.  |  Australia - Imprints.  |  Australia - Juvenile literature.
Time Coverage 1900-2000 
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