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The Lion and the Unicorn (journal)

The Lion and the Unicorn is an academic journal founded in 1977. It examines children's literature from a scholarly perspective covering the publishing industry, regional authors, comparative studies, illustration, popular culture, and other topics. It provides unique author and editor interviews and a highly regarded book review section. The journal frequently takes the form of special themed issues.

The Lion and the Unicorn  
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DisciplineChildren's literature
Publication details
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Lion Unic.
ISSN0147-2593 (print)
1080-6563 (web)
OCLC no.31871270

The journal is published three times each year in January, April, and September by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Circulation is 686[citation needed] and the average length of an issue is 160 pages. The title of the journal was inspired from a scene in the 1871 book Through the Looking-Glass.

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