Exhibition | Books that Pop! Historical Children’s Books in Rare Books and Special Collections


McLennan Library Building Rare Books and Special Collections, fourth floor lobby, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

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Glimpses into the fascinating world of historical children’s books. From chapbooks, to alphabet books to deluxe gift books, the Rare Books Children’s Collection integrates many established collections, and the much cherished Sheila Bourke Collection - a treasure trove of special books and toys in print intended for a wide range of child readers and viewers.

Realised by Jennifer Garland, Ann Marie Holland, and Elis Eng.

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