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Natalie Babbitt is the award-winning author of such popular children's books asTuck Everlasting, The Devil's Storybook, andThe Search for Delicious, as well as many articles and reviews on children's literature. Ms. Babbitt presented this paper as the keynote address at the Annual Reading and Writing Conference for Teachers, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, October 1987.
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Babbitt, N. The mad tea party maxim: Or how books don't always mean what the writer intended. Child Lit Educ 22, 89–96 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01142309
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