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Children's Literature

This is a guide to the study of children's literature at Wayne State University.

Notable Children's Authors & Illustrators From Michigan

Explore a database of Michigan authors and illustrators compiled by the Library of Michigan, or select one of the names below to learn more about some of the prolific children's literature voices of Michigan!

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Publisher Spotlight: Sleeping Bear Press

"With the release of The Legend of Sleeping Bear (an Official Children’s Book of the State of Michigan) in April of 1998, Sleeping Bear Press was launched into the world of children’s books! Deeply committed to its mission of providing books that engage, entertain, and educate, these award-winning books provide opportunities for children to explore the world in educational, library, and home settings." Sleeping Bear Press is an imprint of Cherry Lake Publishing Group and is based in Ann Arbor.

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