Author

John Newbery

English publisher and bookseller

1713   -   1767

country of citizenship: Great Britain
language of expression: English
occupation: publisher, writer

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John Newbery (9 July 1713 – 22 December 1767), called "The Father of Children's Literature", was an English publisher of books who first made children's literature a sustainable and profitable part of the literary market. He also supported and published the works of Christopher Smart, Oliver Goldsmith and Samuel Johnson. In recognition of his achievements the Newbery Medal was named after him in 1922.
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